Confined spaces entry

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.

Programme Objective

  • 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)

 Outline Syllabus

  • 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

Participant Profile

This course is open to anybody who wishes to gain a qualification in confined spaces such as Confined Space Entrants, Observers and permit Supervisors

Training Facilities:

AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background.

No. of Participants: max 10

Certification

Certificate in Confined Spaces Safety

 

Duration: 
Full day