Confined Space and Rescue Training

1 in 1400 industrial accidents results in serious injury; 1 in 10 confined space accidents results in serious injury.  60% of all confined space deaths are to would-be rescuers.  Approximately 80% of all confined space fatalities happened in space that were deemed safe to enter!  This course provides a realistic approach to safety in and around confined space entries and accountability of the roles of the entrant, attendant, and supervisor.

Tower Safety provides 2 levels of Confined Space Training:

1. Entrant, Attendant, Supervisor (CSEAS)

General knowledge of confined spaces and the ability to identify permit required confined spaces, and recognize hazards. 1 day of training –  call for pricing 602-900-7668 or [email protected]

2. Rescue Operations

When completed, the participant of this class should have a working knowledge needed for a confined space rescuer compliant with OSHA 1910.146(k), including:

  • Common Hazards
  • Safe Rescue Entries
  • Rescue Equipment
  • Rescue Extrications, (Non-entry and Rescue Entry)

3 Days of training – call for pricing 602-900-7668 or [email protected]


  1. Characteristics of PRCS
  2. Definitions
  3. Expected injury reduction associated with confined space in construction rule.
  4. Duties of the entrant, attendant, and supervisor,
  5. Identify the hazards.
  6. Understand eliminating hazards
  7. Methods used to alert authorized entrants and attendants that an engulfment hazard may be developing.
  8. Identify and evaluate the hazards after an authorized entrant enters the space.
  9. Injury Reduction Impact on New Ruling
  10. Components of a Confined Space Plan
  • Management leadership and employee participation
  • Hazard identification and assessment
  • Hazard prevention and control
  • Evaluation of program effectiveness
  • Duties of Attendant, Entrant, and Entry Supervisor
  • The attendant remains outside the permit space during entry operations unless relieved by another authorized attendant.
  • Know existing and potential hazards, including information on the mode of exposure, signs or symptoms, consequences, and physiological effects.
  • Maintain communication with and keep an accurate account of those workers entering the permit space.
  • Order evacuation of the permit space when a prohibited condition exists.
  • Summon rescue and other services during an emergency.
  • Hazards: Toxic Atmospheric- Oxygen Deficient/enriched/Flammable Atmosphere/Chemical – Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, Chemical Reactions/ Electrocution/ Falls/Poor Lighting/Noise/Energy sources.

Tower Safety Trainer, Pat Rhodes

As a technical lead instructor for the Phoenix Fire Dept., Pat Rhodes retired after 28 years as a veteran firefighter.  Pat was a Rescue Specialist for FEMA Arizona Task Force 1 and a Technical Rescue Validation committee member for IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association).  Rhodes is a Master Rigger for physics, rope rescue, confined space rescue, and industrial steel rescue.  He has consulted and instructed fire departments and technical rescue teams internationally and the author of 6 published books.

As an international instructor teaching 20 years of rescue for confined space entry and industrial steel, he also spent much of his career as a practitioner and instructor in wilderness and mountain rescue.   If you are on rope, steel, or a wildland firefighter, Pat shares his 45 years of knowledge and expertise to every student. Learning from Pat Rhodes is an experience every technician should add to their toolbox!

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Tower Safety Confined Space Entry Rescue Course with Pat Rhodes – 1 Day – March 26th, 2024.

Tower Safety Confined Rescue Course with Pat Rhodes – 3 Days – April 23rd -25th, 2024.

Confined Space Training