OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 5 Confined Spaces

Section 46 Training

(1) An employer must ensure that a worker assigned duties related to confined space or restricted space entry is trained by a competent person in

(a) recognizing hazards associated with working in confined spaces or restricted spaces, and

(b) performing the worker’s duties in a safe and healthy manner.

(2) An employer must keep records of the training given under subsection (1).

(3) An employer must ensure that competence in the following is represented in the workers responding to a confined space or restricted space emergency:

(a) first aid;

(b) the use of appropriate emergency response equipment;

(c) procedures appropriate to the confined space or restricted space.