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OSHA 8-Hour Confined Space Entry Operations Workshop

Safety & Environmental


This course is offered at the Evendale campus or at the client's site.


The target audience for this training program includes: Individuals who are entering the workforce and need to attend OSHA mandated entry level safety training.

Contact Hours


Course Description

This hands-on workshop course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills sets necessary to properly identified and control hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry operations. Students shall receive training on confined space air monitoring, confined space entry equipment, and conducting a horizontal and vertical entry in accordance with OSHA “Permit Required Confined Space” standards 29 CFR 1910.146 and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA.

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 CFR 1910.147 & OSHA CFR 1926 Subpart AA
  • 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 both table-top exercises and hand-on training and drills on confined space air monitors, fall protection equipment, tripods amp retrieval systems, and proper selection and use of confined space PPE.
  • Content is written to meet specific curriculum as listed in OSHA HAZWOPER 29 CFR 1910.146 & OSHA CFR 1926 Subpart AA and course is mapped to specific objectives.
  • Student Resources include a detailed student course book and OSHA and 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 at least 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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