Confined Space Rescue Operator (CSRO)

This course will teach the skills and knowledge necessary to assist in confined space rescue situations.


The Confined Space Rescue Operator (CSRO) course introduces the knowledge and skills required by personnel to operate safely and effectively during confined space rescues and be an active part of a confined space rescue team working under the supervision of Confined Space Rescue Technicians. Topics that are covered include: hazards of confined spaces, gas detection, legislation and guidelines on the area of confined spaces, knowledge of knots, loads and forces, building anchors, using pulley systems, use of tripod, self-climbing and rappelling, lowering and hoisting of rescuer and victim, standard configurations, stretchers used for confined space, situation analysis and incident management around incidents in confined spaces.

This Rescue 3 International training course provides a 3-year certification and online access to the Rescue 3 International certified members page.


  • Minimum age: 18.


  • Safe Work in Confined Spaces (SWCS)
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue (CSER)
  • Confined Space Rescue Operator (CSRO)

Recertified By

  • Confined Space Rescue Operator (CSRO)
  • Confined Space Rescue Technician (CSRT)
  • Confined Space Rescue Specialist (CSRS)

Course Length

4 Days

Course location

Chiang Mai


43,995 THB

***Please note that the date listed on the calendar is the starting date of the course***

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    Is this course for me?

    If you want the skills to handle confined space emergency situations, this is the course for you!

    What will I learn?
    • Rescue 3 Philosophy
    • Confined Space definitions and hazards
    • Legislation and Standards
    • Confined space hazards and risk assessment
    • Personal Safety
    • Air monitoring
    • Lock-out, tag-out, try-out
    • Introduction to respiratory protection systems
    • Safe systems of work, permits to work, and rescue plans
    • Last-minute risk analysis and system safety check
    • On-scene safety briefing and site control
    • Size-up, pre-planning and ICS
    • Personal and Team Equipment
    • Equipment care and maintenance
    • Entry procedures/entrant/safety attendant/entry supervisor
    • Communications and Verbal Commands
    • Medical considerations
    • Use of a 4 gas pump meter
    • Confined space ventilation
    • Introduction to technical gear and entry systems
    • Knots
    • Anchor Systems
    • Belay systems and operations
    • Use of different types of fall arrest equipment
    • Reach type rescue with a telescopic pole
    • Standard tripod configurations and mechanical hoisting
    • Work restraint
    • Placing Edge/Rope Protection
    • Loads and Forces
    • Tensioning systems and mechanical advantage
    • Personal Descending
    • Litter Management - Low Angle
    • Low angle litter management in an industrial setting
    • Horizontal confined space entry and rescue
    • Vertical confined space entry and rescue
    • Rope-based raising and lowering systems
    • Use of SCBA for rescue
    • Confined space rescue harnesses and stretchers
    • Casualty care and packing
    • Team-based raising and lowering systems
    • Mirrored team-based raising and lowering systems
    • Offsets - Tagline
    • Scenario
    What is included?
    • Instruction
    • Equipment
    • Teaching materials
    • Lunch
    • Coffee, tea, and snacks
    • Water
    • Insurance
    • 10% off purchase at CMRCA Adventure Store
    • 500 THB off additional courses
    • One day bouldering gym pass
    What is the required equipment?
    • Climbing or fire helmet
    • Leather gloves
    • Work boots, hiking boots, or appropriate footwear
    • Long pants or coveralls
    • Full body harness (sit/chest harness can be substituted)
    • Appropriate protective clothing for weather conditions