Three titles provide a comprehensive examination of response issues in a confined space emergency. Addresses the requirements of OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (29 CFR 1910.146), NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents. The three titles are:
(1) Understanding Confined Spaces - Discusses the hazards associated with a confined space, including flammable and explosive atmospheres, oxygen deficient and oxygen enriched atmospheres, toxic atmospheres and physical hazards; Explains the elements of a confined space permit; Describes the responsibilities of the entry supervisor, the entrant and the attendant
(2) Confined Space and the First Responder - Teaches the first responder, who typically is not trained or equipped to enter a confined space for rescue, how to deal with a confined space accident in a safe and effective manner. The first responder may be the attendant or may be fire or rescue personnel who are called to the rescue. Portrays non-entry rescue techniques.
(3) Confined Space Technical Rescue - Designed for personnel at the Technician Level who may be required to enter a confined space for rescue purposes. Covers both workplace and community incidents. Examines the specialized equipment needed for a rescue team, including air monitoring instruments, protective clothing, specialized lighting, and retrieval systems