This course is open to anybody who wishes to gain a qualification in confined spaces such as Confined Space Entrants, Observers and permit Supervisors.
A confined space can be referred to as any space such as a vessel, tank, container, pit, bund or any other similar space that because of its enclosed nature, creates conditions that give rise to the likelihood of an accident, harm or injury to a degree that emergency action is required due to the presence of harmful fumes, lack of oxygen, high temperatures, or flammable/explosive atmospheres.
- Give an overview of the hazards associated with confined space entry
- Ensure participants are capable of putting in place safe work practices to ensure a safe place of work when working in confined spaces as it applies to the workplace
- Make sure that they are capable of following emergency procedures in the event of a confined space incident
- Legislation covering entry into a confined space (2001 Confined Space Regulations)
- Legal overview - 2001 Confined Space Regulations and Code of Practice
- Hazards associated with working in confined spaces
- Safe systems of work
- Permit to Work Systems - an effective means of controlling risk?
- Equipment relevant to confined space work
- Individual responsibility in relation to confined space entry
- Testing for toxic and flammable gases
- Gain knowledge of rescue procedures
- Theory and practical exercise
This course is open to anybody who wishes to gain a qualification in confined spaces such as Confined Space Entrants, Observers and permit Supervisors
AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background.
No. of Participants: max 10
Certificate in Confined Spaces Safety