Confined Space Rescue Services, Assessments and Training.

Working in confined spaces is a hazardous undertaking and requires a significant amount of planning and care. AHT Rescue provides services so that companies can work in confined spaces safely and effectively.

Confined Space Rescue Team — Roles and Responsibilities

A confined space rescue team is a group of trained workers responsible for designing and implementing rescue procedures onsite, detection of hazards, proper set up and use of equipment required to perform a rescue, monitoring of workers in a confined space and completing all required documents.

  • Confined Space Entry Rescuer – This person must be proficient in hazard assessment, procedure development, equipment selection, and rule implementation. It’s this person’s responsibility to ascertain if acceptable entry conditions are met, communicate with all entrants and rescue team members that rescue procedures are understood prior to entry, terminate entry if necessary and lead team in performing a rescue if deemed necessary.
  • Confined Space Attendant A confined space attendant is never to enter or leave the confined space and is responsible for coordinating between the rescue team and outside emergency services. A confined space attendant’s responsibilities are to monitor authorized entrants, and to notify rescue services when necessary.
  • Confined Space Rescue Service and Rescuer – They must know how to perform an assessment of a confined space including hazards, install rescue related equipment, check outside safety measures are met, ensure documentation is completed, perform rescue of entrants if deemed necessary, and provide medical treatment.

Importance of Confined Space Entry Program

The Confined Space Entry program is intended to ensure the safe entry of personnel and safe work in areas which have been designated “Confined Spaces”, in accordance with Section 60 of the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for Construction Projects and Confined Space Regulation O.Reg. 632/05

Confined Space Entry Procedure

It’s important to develop foolproof confined space entry procedures to keep your workers safe. AHT rescue will help your organization assess confined spaces and develop plans detailing hazards, controls and equipment required for each space.

Confined Space Rescue Training

Individuals working in confined spaces must have the proper training. AHT Rescue provides the necessary training for personnel tasked to carry out jobs in confined spaces.

Turn to a Trusted Confined Space Rescue Service

At AHT Rescue, we provide confined space rescue services, confined space site assessments, and confined space training. For more information regarding our services, call us at 905-602-1773. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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