Confined Space Attendant Training Checklist

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PRIMARY SOURCE

Before you use this tool, you may want to read the further analysis presented here.

BENEFITS

The OHS laws require employers to take steps to protect workers inside confined spaces. One necessary safeguard is posting a worker outside the confined space to monitor the work, communicate with the workers and call for help if needed. So-called confined space attendants need appropriate training to fulfill their duties.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Use this checklist to ensure that workers assigned as confined space attendants are properly trained. Adapt the checklist for your workplace, its confined space program and the requirements of the OHS laws in your jurisdiction.

OTHER RESOURCES:

How to Recognize the ‘Confined Spaces’ in Your Workplace

Create Permit System to Prevent Confined Space Injuries and Liability

This chart lists the oxygen limits for confined spaces in each jurisdiction.

Confined Spaces: How to Create an Emergency Plan

CONFINED SPACES: How to Comply with the Requirements for Attendants