Confined Space Entry and Monitor

Confined Space Entry and Monitor 2023-2024


The objective of the OSSA Confined Space Entry/Confined Space Monitor Training Standard is to ensure that end users demonstrate basic knowledge and proficiency in the identification and classification of confined spaces and in the identification and classification of restricted spaces. 

When a competent Confined Space Monitor is required they must be in attendance outside the Confined Space at or near the entrance.  The Confined Space Monitor must keep track of the number of persons inside the Confined Space at all times, be in constant communication with persons inside the Confined Space, and must be provided with a suitable system for summoning assistance (when needed).

Employees required to enter confined or restricted spaces must be trained in the recognition of the risks and hazards associated with confined or restricted space entry, and understand the methods of controlling these associated risks and hazards.

The following topics will be covered in this program:

  1. OHS Act, Code, Regulations
  2. OSSA Regional Code of Practice
  3. Confined Space Definition
  4. Hazard Assessment
  5. Safety and Protection
  6. Atmospheric Testing
  7. Ventilation and Purging
  8. Inerting
  9. Classification of Confined Space Levels
  10. Entry Permit System
  11. Entry Tag
  12. Signage for Confined Space Entry
  13. Confined Space Monitoring
  14. Entrant Tracking
  15. Emergency Response
  16. Record Retention

Those who complete the program will understand that it is the responsibility of each employer to review the specific work practices and protocols associated with confined space entry prior to commencement of work.

This course is instructor-led.

Course cost: $191

Upcoming Dates: 

  • July 21, 2023
  • August 18, 2023

Course time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Note: This course begins promptly at 8:00 am. Please arrive early to complete the registration process.

Certification Duration: 3 Years

Certified By: OSSA*

*OSSA and Enform have merged and rebranded as Energy Safety Canada (ESC). As of September 30th, this course will be certified by ESC.

If you have any questions, or would like to enrol, please contact the Battlefords Campus: 306-937-5100

Service Provider: CanSafe

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