Confined Space Hazard Awareness Training - Chicopee

Date: 9/7/2023 8:00 AM - 9/7/2023 2:00 PM

Location: UMass Transportation Center Aviation & Research Training Center
27 Lonczak Dr

Chicopee, Massachusetts




Course Description:

The Confined Space Hazard Awareness Training is for both construction and general industry personnel, and includes the OSHA standard for confined spaces in construction that took effect in 2015. It does not include entry rescue into a Permit-Required Confined Space, but does cover all aspects of the standards and what is required including:  General Requirements, Written Program, Hazard Assessments, Entry Permit, Attendant Duties, Entrant Duties, Entry Supervisor Duties, Emergency Rescue, Host Employer Duties, General Contractor Duties, Subcontractor Duties. This course is classroom based only.

Attendees should bring their town’s written Confined Space Program, Entry Permit, and related documents to class with them. Attendees are also welcome to bring photos of challenging confined spaces, confined space equipment, etc. for class review and discussion.


Target Audience:

Those involved in projects where people enter sewers, catch basins, tanks, pits, crawl spaces, attics, boilers, and other similar spaces where there is restricted access and egress. Workers involved in construction projects, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction and maintenance activities should attend this workshop.



Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Stephanie Cottrell at least 10 days prior to the event.

First Name Affiliation
Zachary Town of Hardwick
Edwin City of Agawam
Adam City of Agawam
Craig Town of West Brookfield
Tony City of Agawam
Martin Town of Hardwick
Mike Town of Shrewsbury
Benjamin Town of Shrewsbury
Bryan Town of Orleans
John Town of Orleans
Dominic City of Agawam
Brandon Town of Gill
Chris Town of Gill
Nick Town of Shrewsbury
Andrew Town of Ware
  • Chip Darius
    President at Safety Priority Consultants, LLC (CT)
    Mr. Darius has been active in safety and emergency response since 1980, and has been providing specialized OSHA compliance consulting and training since 1991. In addition to safety qualifications, Mr. Darius holds a Master's degree in Communication Sciences from The University of Connecticut and is the founder of Safety Priority Consultants.