California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

LEA and Facility Operator Training

Confined Space Training (01-002-2010)

Class Description | Fee | Objectives | Summary | Instructor | Audience | Date and Location | CEUs

Class Description

Confined spaces can be dangerous and both Federal and Cal/OSHA laws regulate their entry. By their nature, confined spaces contain a variety of problems: atmospheric hazards, the accumulation of toxic materials, flammable or explosive atmospheres and physical hazards. The confined space class reviewed hazard evaluation and appropriate work practices for confined spaces.


No Charge

Class Objectives

  • Review field situations where confined spaces may be encountered.
  • Maintain employee awareness of risks associated with confined spaces.
  • Review hazard assessment and prevention methods for confined spaces.


Six (6) LEAs and 12 CalRecycle staff attended the training.


Pamela Murcell, president and Certified Industrial Hygienist from KWA Safety & HazMat Consultants, Inc. Ms. Murcell has over 25 years of professional experience in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, regulatory compliance, and training, including seven and a half years with the State of California Cal/OSHA Program and Toxic Substance Control Program, and eight and a half years as Corporate Health and Safety Director for Brown and Caldwell Consulting Engineers.


  • Local Enforcement Agency staff
  • CalRecycle staff

Date and Location

  • March 17, 2010
    8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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Last updated: May 26, 2010
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