This is a fast-paced, 8-hour course designed to assist your supervisors, foremen, estimators and workers in confined space safety and to meet the required OSHA standards. It includes an introduction to OSHA, review of 29 CFR Parts 1926.1201 thru 1926.1213, and the identification of various types of confined spaces in construction. Additionally, this course covers duties of the employer, confined space permitting, hazardous atmospheres, PPE requirements and rescue equipment. All attendees will receive a student manual and a laminated course completion card.

Prior to registering for this class, all prospective trainees must acknowledge that this virtual presentation of the Excavation Competent Person class does not satisfy the training and/or continuing education requirements outlined by the Georgia Secretary of State’s office for initial licensure, or license renewals. Only approved safety courses taught in-person by a qualified instructor are eligible for consideration by the Licensing Board. You are welcome to attend this virtual class in person if you need to, please reach out to to set up arrangements. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact the HB NEXT Office with any questions @ 770-619-1669.

Public Class


Join us for a virtual version of the standard Confined Space Competent Person; the class will be taught live via Zoom by a qualified instructor. This class is appropriate for supervisors, foremen, estimators and individual contributors. 

Due to the virtual format of the course, student fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Recordings are not available; students must be present for all 8 hours of class. Class is limited to 20 participants and registration closes on September 29, 2022.

Technical requirements for all students:

  • Reliable access to high speed internet
  • Recommended bandwidth: 5 Mbps/5Mbps (up/down)
  • Desktop or laptop computer with a functioning webcam, speakers, and microphone (you will be required to stay in camera view for the entire course)
  • No mobile devices, such as tablets or smartphones
  • Supported browsers:
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 11+, Edge 12+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
  • macOS: Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
  • Linux: Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

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