Target Audience:

En-Safe (1992) Confined Space training is primarily targeted for Entry Supervisors, Attendants, and Entrants, required to perform work in a confined space.

The course is designed to include theory (less than 25%), hands-on practical, and application to both the theory and practical. Training can be customized to include policies, procedures, and/or equipment specific to your organization.

Detailed instrumentation, non-entry and entry rescue, entry permits, and hazard assessments are included.

ETS offers other levels of Confined Space, for any business solution. For other alternatives please go to SafetyABC.


  • Stand-alone course 16 hours
    • Refer to SafetyABC for 8 hour course and other alternatives
  • Combined with Working at Heights, typically 3 days in total

Design Criteria that may apply:

In addition to applicable legislation and CSA Z1001 (Occupational health and safety training) and ANSI® Z490.1 (ANSI Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training):

  • Training strives to meet CSA Standard Z1006-16 “Management of Work in Confined Spaces”.
  • Section 7.1.1 of CSA Z1006-16 requires an organization to assess the training needs of workers in confined space work. Refer to SafetyABC for Training Program Gap Analysis.
  • ANSI Z117.1 – Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces


Is there a pre-requisite required?

No, there is no pre-requisite required.

Is the training transferable from Employer to Employer?

No, En-Safe (1992) training is not intended to be transferable from employer to employer. Training is also typically tailored to participants needs.

Can we use our meters?

Yes, we encourage Clients to use any equipment that they typically use. Participants zero, bump, calibrate, get to the peaks, clear the peaks and are instructed what the t-90 is.

What is the definition of a confined space?

There is not one, there are several. The course is tailored to the applicable legislation and/or company policy, and examples of confined spaces in the participants workplace is covered.

Is the training acknowledged in other jurisdictions?

Since, the training does meet the CSA Z1006-16 standard, the training could be supplemented with post-training application instruction, applicable to the appropriate legislative jurisdiction, delivered by a Competent Person. Some restrictions may apply.

Can the training be conducted at our location or on site?

Yes, En-Safe (1992) does not conduct open-enrollment confined space training.

How long is the training valid for?

There is a 3 year recommended expiry.

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