Canada Confined Space Entry

This course provides a solid foundation in safety planning, and control for workers, supervisors, contractors, safety committees, and employers.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Course Length: 2 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to Canadian Confined Spaces Safety Training
  • Working in Confined Spaces
  • Responsibilities for Confined Spaces

Course Description

This Canada confined space training course will provide a solid foundation in awareness, safety planning, and control for workers, supervisors, contractors, safety committees, and employers. The course content is presented in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style with case studies and quizzes after each section to help learners remember the material.

The Canada Confined Space Entry Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Course Outline

Canada Confined Space Entry Course Outline

Introduction to Canadian Confined Spaces Safety Training

  • Definitions and Key Terms
  • Identifying Confined Spaces
  • The Difference between Restricted Spaces and Confined Spaces
  • Human Occupancy
  • Regulations for Confined Spaces

Working in Confined Spaces

  • Preparation to Enter Confined Spaces
  • Entry Permit
  • Air Quality Testing
  • Ventilation
  • Purging and Inerting
  • Entering and Exiting Confined Spaces
  • Access and Egress
  • Preventing Unauthorized Access
  • Hazards Present in Confined Spaces
  • Air Quality (Atmospheric) Hazards
  • Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • Energy Sources and Other Hazards
  • Rescue Procedures

Responsibilities for Confined Spaces

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Competent Person
  • Attendant on Duty


Additional Resources


Frequently Asked Questions

Who must take this training?

This training is required for employees entering and working within a confined space, and those persons tasked with assisting with the entry, but not actually entering themselves.

How often is retraining or recertification required?

Refresher training must be conducted; as required by your jurisdiction, or annually – whichever is less.

What are the governing regulations?

This online course satisfies the training requirements for the Canada OHS Confined Space Training Standard, as well as Province and Territory specific regulations.

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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