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OSHA 16-Hour Confined Space Entry Operations & Introduction to Basic Rescue Workshop

Safety & Environmental 


This course is offered at the Evendale campus or on-site at client company locations.


The target audience for this training program includes individuals who are entering the workforce and need to attend the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated entry-level safety training.

Contact Hours


Course Description

This hands-on workshop course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skill sets to properly identify and control hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry operations and basic entry rescue operations. Students will receive training involving confined space air monitoring, confined space entry and rescue equipment, horizontal and vertical entry, and confined space victim packing and retrieval.

Course Objectives

Help students gain an understanding of:

  • Identifying and recognizing an OSHA permit-required confined space
  • Explaining the duties and responsibilities of an Authorized Entrant, Attendant, Entry Supervisor, and Rescue and Emergency Services
  • How to select and place into operation a direct reading instrument(s) to monitor environments for flammable, oxygen deficient/enriched conditions, and toxic gases and vapors
  • How to explain and demonstrate Lockout-Tag-out procedures for Permit Required Confined Spaces in accordance with OSHA 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.147
  • How to select and identify the appropriate type of respiratory protection
  • Pre-entry, entry, and exit procedures for permit required confined spaces
  • How to select and place into operation a retrieval system
  • How to select and place into operation appropriate ventilation equipment
  • How to select and place into operation a fall protection system
  • How to explain and perform a Non Entry Confined Space Rescue

Course Features

  • This course features table-top exercises, hands-on training, and drills on confined space air monitors, fall protection equipment, tripods amp retrieval systems, and proper selection and use of confined space personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Content is written to meet specific curriculum as listed in OSHA HAZWOPER 29 CFR 1910.146 and course is mapped to specific objectives.
  • Student Resources include a detailed student course book and OSHA and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) technical references.
  • All content has been developed and created by industry leading subject matter experts with years of operational experience. The course material is reviewed annually by instructional designers.

To reserve space in an upcoming class, please email or call 513-569-1643. 

For More Information

COL Bob Cutajar, USA (ret.) Assistant Business Manager
Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center
10100 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH. 45241
Office (513) 569-5731


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