Oct 16, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OUTL 325 - Confined Space Rescue


2 hours

This course is designed to meet the training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.146; 29 CFR 1910.146 (k), and NFPA 1670. Twenty-four (24) to forty (40) hours of intensive classroom and field instruction covers the basic skills needed to safely and efficiently perform confined space entry rescues. Topics covered in the program include assessment of confined space hazards, atmospheric monitoring, confined space rescue equipment use and limitations, knots, vertical and horizontal hauling, lowering systems, personal protective equipment and patient packaging. Topics of instruction may also include those of Permit-Required confined spaces: duties of supervisors, entrants and attendants, lock out/tag out procedures, atmospheric monitoring and non-entry rescue.  An extended off-campus field experience of up to four days may be required. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
Winter, odd years