Competent Person Confined Space Entry


  • Mar 04, 2024 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM


  • Hawkeye Downs
  • 4400 6th St. SW
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Fee Type of Fee
$199 /Person - MBI Members
$249 /Person - Non-Members

Presenter: Jerry Eslick, Professional Rescue Innovations - Adel, IA 

In this 4-hour course participants will develop proper procedures for making entry into Permit Required Confined Spaces. This program will prepare participants to operate in the capacity of Entrant, Attendant or Entry Supervisor during routine entries. Participants will become familiar with the OSHA Standard 1910.146, 1926.1203 and NFPA Standards 1006, 1670. This course involves 4 hours of classroom and practical application in simulated and actual permit spaces utilizing the appropriate permit procedures. The purpose of this session is to explain strategies to safeguard employee’s health and safety when dealing with potential dangers associated with confined spaces. Individuals will gain competent knowledge in proper entry program procedures, facility pre-planning, tying knots, new equipment, and proper patient packaging. Hands-on skills will be conducted in a mobile confined space trailer. This course is required by OSHA before an employee can enter a Permit Required Confined Space. 


  • Regulations Covering Confined Spaces 
  • Non-Permit vs Permit Required Spaces 
  • Attendant, Supervisor, and Entrant Duties 
  • Proper Documentation 
  • Air Monitoring Equipment 
  • Proper PPE and Inspection 

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