Confined Space Entry and Monitor

CICT’s Confined Space Entry & Monitoring (CS E/M) training course is an instructor-led program approved by the Energy Safety Canada (ESC) . The course adheres to the ESC standard and encompasses both entrant and monitor duties and requirements. This training is applicable to any jurisdiction where the standard is recognized.

Course Duration – 4 to 6 Hours

The course is offered mobile at a client’s site or at our training facility. The course will train the user to safely perform these duties in multiple workplace environments. The course is designed to certify participants to work as entrants and monitors for confined space levels 1, 2, 3 & restricted spaces. A confined space monitor must understand all related duties, accurately track entrants, communicate with them, follow established site procedures and respond to emergencies.

Training completion & certification:

  • Participants will receive a wallet sized card or ticket certifying that they have successfully completed & met the training requirements
  • CICT will provide proof of training completion to employers when requested
  • Training records are kept on file & participants, employers & sites may contact CICT for proof of training

Course content includes the following:

  • Alberta OH&S Legislation
  • OSSA Regional Code of Practice
  • Hazard Identification & Controls
  • Classification of Spaces
  • Code of practice
  • Pre-entry requirements
  • Dangerous Atmospheres
  • Knowledge of Chemical, Biological & Harmful Substances
  • Worker Exposure Limits
  • Duties of a Confined Space Monitor
  • Testing the Atmosphere & Methods of Controlling
  • Permit System
  • Emergency Response
  • Record Keeping

Key Training Benefits:

  • Course completion is required to work on OSSA partner sites
  • Course developed in accordance with OSSA Course Standard and best practices
  • CICT Certification is verified & recognized by oil & gas companies & sites
  • Provides knowledge of Alberta OH&S Legislation and Regional Code of Practice
  • Taught by certified instructors with experience in the industry
  • Improved user health & safety


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