The Confined Space Basic Skills Course

A confined space is one that is enclosed or partially enclosed, and where a hazardous atmosphere may be encountered, presenting a risk to persons entering the space. While the confined space hazards and proper safety practices have been understood for decades, there continue to be many confined space deaths annually in the US.


  • Key confined space regulatory requirements
  • The key hazards associated with work in confined spaces
  • The use and operation of confined space safety equipment
  • The use of entry plans, rescue plans, and work permits to facilitate safe entry and work in confined spaces


Public Price Per Attendee
$595.00 Early Bird

In-House Price Per Attendee

Dates and Locations



Dr. John Murphy

John is President of the REA companies in the United States, Canada and Barbados, Adjunct Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and an occupational hygiene, health and safety instructor for the Department of National Defense and Canadian Armed Forces.  He holds four degrees: Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Science in occupational hygiene, and Doctor of Philosophy degree in public health.  He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Registered Occupational Hygienist.  His unique expertise and perspective on the course topic has been gained through work as an advisor on fentanyl risk assessment and protective measures with national police, border services, and transport regulatory agencies.