Confined Space Training

Confined Space Operations (8 Hour)
Along with teaching students proper entry into confined spaces on a non-emergency scene setting,
this course covers the laws concerning confined space and development of standard operation procedures.
Students will learn equipment setup, basic medical review, and S.C.B.A. operations as well.

Confined Space Rescue (24 Hour)
Combining classroom instruction with equipment orientation and practice procedures, this course
will provide students with the knowledge needed to perform confined spaces rescue. Along with
performing actual vertical and horizontal rescue and learning the proper packaging in removing patients
from confined spaces this courses topics include:

- Supplied Airline Breathing Apparatus
- Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
- Atmosphere Monitoring
- Communication System
- Lockout / Tagout Procedures
- Formation of Rescue Teams
- Rope Rescue Techniques
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Documentation
- Pre-Entry Considerations


Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
This three hour hands on course covers all aspects of working with the S.C.B.A and provides the opportunity for the participants to work with the units. This course is in compliance with Cal OSHA Title 8 sub section 5144. Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to comfortably use and work safely with SCBA equipment.

Course Outline:

Respiratory Hazards

Effects of Low Oxygen on the Body

Effects of Gasses and Inhaled Chemicals on the Body

Components of the SCBA

Advantages of the SCBA Units

Limitations of the SCBA Units

When is and SCBA Needed

Maintenance Requirements

Donning Procedures

Drills with SCBA Units - Customized to Your Operation

Emergency Procedures

Buddy Breathing

Fit Testing of Masks


American Rescue Institute
3184 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: (530) 604-5899

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