Confined Space Entry Specialist (CSS)

This course provides an understanding of the concept of a confined space and the various elements that may require a permit to be issued. The course focuses on assessing the hazards that may be present in a confined space and the proper means of the elimination.
$395.00 $345.00

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  • 13:00 hours / 1.3 CEUs

Employees across industries, including tradespeople and first responder rescue teams, often encounter confined spaces on worksites. Working in these confined spaces requires individuals to have safety training concerning proper procedures and compliance with confined space entry standards set by OSHA.

Enroll in the online Confined Space Entry Specialist training course from The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) to learn more about confined space entry precautions and implement safety equipment and procedures.

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.

  • Online Exams

    The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.

  • Recertification

    NASP Confined Space Entry Specialist certificates require recertification every three years to remain compliant with OSHA standards. When your certificate expires, you have six months to complete a refresher course and exam to receive your recertification.

    The cost of recertification is $150 if completed within the first six months. After this window, additional fees may apply.

Our Confined Space Entry Specialist Certificate covers:

  • Definition of Confined Space (three elements)
  • Examples & Assessment Procedures
  • Concept of Isolation
  • Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Monitoring Equipment
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Engulfment Hazards
  • Confined Space Configurations
  • Elements of a Permit
  • Entrant & Attendant
  • Supervisor Responsibilities
  • Rescue Service Members
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Non-entry Rescue Equipment and Procedures

Get a Confined Space Entry Specialist Certificate From NASP

Confined spaces pose various challenges, risks and safety concerns to employees. By completing NASP’s confined space working safety training course, you become a specialist in promoting precautions to keep employees safe while operating in confined spaces.

NASP’s training courses are entirely online, allowing you to enroll and learn about safety procedures from anywhere and at any time. These engaging and convenient lessons offer students a comprehensive understanding of different workplace hazards and how to maintain safe working conditions.

Enroll today to begin your CSS training with NASP by adding your selected course to your cart in our Gnosis learning system and completing your checkout. The CSS course costs $395 for standard members, while premium members pay a discounted price of $345. Students have six months to complete the course from the date of purchase.

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