Confined Space Entry Initial

12 hours
Initial training required.
Fall Protection training
Course mode: 

The course teaches the knowledge and skills required to safely enter, exit, and perform work in permit-required confined spaces. The hands-on training emphasizes hazard assessment, planning, air monitoring, safety equipment, gear, and rescue.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

This course is required for University personnel who are involved in permit-required confined space activities. Personnel are required to retake this course when there is a permit-required confined space hazard for which the employee has not already been trained, when there are deviations from procedures for permit-required confined space entry, or when employee knowledge or use of procedures is inadequate.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201