OSHA 2264 Course Description

OSHA 2264 - Permit-Required Confined Space Entry


This course will increase your knowledge of hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. OSHA standards related to confined space entry will be covered including entry procedures, personal protective equipment, ventilation and purging requirements, calculations and techniques, and appropriate atmosphere testing equipment and related limitations. Participants will engage in hands-on training with explosion meters, oxygen meters, and other test equipment.

Learn to:
  • Define terms specific to permit-required confined space operations
  • Identify current standards governing permit-required confined space entry procedures
  • Describe hazards associated with permit spaces
  • Demonstrate the proper operation of certain testing instruments and explain their limitations
  • Describe appropriate ventilation, personal protective equipment, and emergency procedures that are necessary for entry into permit spaces
Topics covered:
  • Permit space hazards
  • Entry procedures
  • Ventilation requirements
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Permit system

This course is provided by Mid-South OTI Education Center. Minimum Contact Hours: 20 hours