Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Overview :

Buy Button Permit-required confined spaces (PRCS) are found throughout industry. Furnaces, vaults, tanks, sewers, and countless other types of workspaces are confined spaces according to OSHA. Employees enter these spaces on a regular basis to perform various activities

If you enter a permit-required confined space, you must be properly trained to ensure your safety and the safety of your coworkers.

In this course, you will learn how to recognize and safely work in permit-required confined spaces. You will also learn what to do if conditions change or if an emergency situation arises while you're working in a permit-required confined space.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of the Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard and employer responsibilities under the Standard

  • Identifyindustries and businesses covered by the Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard

  • Define hazards that may be found in a non-permit-required confined space and a permit-required confined space

  • Classify confined spaces using information provided to you.


This course is intended for all employees who enter confined spaces.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1910.146

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council, as the parent company of National Safety Training, has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.