OSHA Permit-Required Confined Space Entry


When: Nov 9, 2021

16 Spots remaining

This 1-day course meets OSHA training requirements for entrants, attendants, entry supervisors, and competent person training. Course covers all parts of the OSHA standard as well as a hands-on practical exercise for a non-entry rescue into a confined space.

Topics Discussed:

  • Industry & Coroner Statistics
  • Horizontal v. Vertical PRCS Standards
  • Compliance Directives & Strategies
  • Documentation
  • What is Engulfment?
  • Full Permit Entry Conditions
  • Review of 1910.146 Appendices A-F
  • On-Site Rescue v. Emergency Rescue Providers
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Competent Person

Speaker Bio

Paul P. McCain, PE, is President of McCain Special Project Services, Inc., which offers a wide range of engineering consulting, management consulting, and expert witness services to the construction industry. In addition to his consulting practice, for the past 30+ years, Mr. McCain has delivered hundreds of adult continuing education events on a variety of programs related to construction management, engineering, safety and law, topics which he taught as a faculty member in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department at NC State University for 111/2 years and in the private sector since January 2000. Paul was co-founder and served for many years as Construction Industry Program Chair for the Southeastern Education Center of the Federal OSHA Training Institute. He continues to teach train-the-trainer Federal OSHA classes for the Southeastern Education Center at the University of Tennessee for attendees seeking to become Federal OSHA Authorized Trainers in both the construction and general Industry regulations. His adult continuing education programs and other information technology transfer efforts have been recognized with awards at local, state, national and international levels. He is frequently requested to serve as a speaker or trainer because of his ability to communicate effectively and his lively, engaging and interactive presentation style.


Class check-in will begin at 8:15am, with instruction beginning promptly at 8:30am and adjourning around 4pm. Lunch will be provided along with a morning and afternoon break.

Course Fee

The registration fee for the workshop is $225.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $125.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and lunch.

This course has a maximum of 25 students, and will be capped at this number. Advanced registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained.  Workshops with low advanced registration will be subject to cancellation.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who works in or around Confined Spaces or Permit-Required Confined Spaces should attend, along with those with job responsibilities revolving around safety management or if you are curious and want to learn more about Confined Spaces. All employees who enter manholes, sewage lift stations, wet wells, septic tanks, meter pits, vaults, storm drains, or tanks are required to have this training.

Payment Policy

Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop. If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed your slot in the class.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training.  No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

If you have questions regarding workshop registration please email Shae Robinson or call 864-656-4183.

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