CSS Course Overview
NASP offers comprehensive safety training for confined space entry to help students understand the risks. This course covers various elements that may require a permit and focuses on identifying and mitigating any potential hazards in a confined workspace.
The confined space entry (CSE) training delves into creating and implementing a safety program on your worksite, including roles, responsibilities and required confined space safety training for CSE personnel. Other topics covered include:
- The three elements defining confined spaces.
- How to assess hazardous atmospheres and other environmental hazards.
- Instructions for using monitoring equipment.
- Supervisor responsibilities and entrant and attendant roles.
- The proper use of personal protective equipment.
At the conclusion of this course, students will take a comprehensive exam. You’ll need a score of 80% or higher to demonstrate your new knowledge and receive your CSS certificate. Students have two opportunities to take the exam to meet the score requirements.
This course takes an estimated 13 hours, depending on your existing background knowledge of confined space safety procedures. NASP is IACET-accredited and issues 1.3 continuing education units (CEUs) for completing this course, which will be reflected on your certificate.