Confined Space Hazard Awareness Training - Westford

Date: 3/19/2024 8:00 AM - 3/19/2024 2:00 PM

Location: Westford Highway Facility, Upper Level
28 North Street

Westford, Massachusetts




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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 Caitlin Rachmaciej at or 413-230-9517 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge. 


Register by 3/19/2024
Private Sector


Register by 3/19/2024
Public Sector


If you are having trouble registering, please email or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the class, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

First Name Affiliation
Michael Town of Chelmsford
Tom Town of Concord DPW- Highway & Grounds Division
Derek Town of Burlington DPW
Cameron Town of Burlington DPW
Jeff Town of Natick
Patricia Town of Concord DPW- Highway & Grounds Division
Bryan Town of Burlington DPW
Paul Town of Uxbridge
Jeffrey Town of Concord DPW- Highway & Grounds Division
Cody Town of Chelmsford
Doug Town of Concord
JAMES Town of Chelmsford
Daniel Town of Burlington DPW
Timothy Town of Chelmsford
Michael Town of Chelmsford
Brian Town of Sudbury
David Town of Auburn Highway Division
Justin Town of Burlington DPW
Stephen Town of Chelmsford
Andrew Town of Chelmsford
Shaun Town of Chelmsford
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
  • Chip Darius
    President at Safety Priority Consultants, LLC
    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.