Confined Space Basic Rescue

This course includes both classroom and practical components to provide both the knowledge, and practical skills required to safely rescue a co-worker. The processes taught utilize a simple standardized VERTICAL rescue system.

The course includes a review of confined space legislation and best practices for confined space rescue, an overview of confined space rescue equipment, concepts to consider when planning for confined space rescue, and confined space rescue techniques.

A confined space basic rescue program for your workplace will describe what needs to be done before rescuers can safely enter and attempt rescue from a confined space.

Course Outline

  • Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation and Code as it pertains to confined space rescue
  • Preparing for work in a confined space
  • Atmospheres in confined space
  • Attendant/Standby personnel
  • Rescue Planning
  • Rescue equipment
  • Psychology of a rescue
  • Preparing for a rescue
  • Rescue techniques

Course Details

Length: Four hours

Certificate: Valid for three years

Prerequisite: Students must have completed employer-approved Confined Space Entry training within the last 12 months.

Cost: $175.00 + GST


$175.00 + GST

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