Confined Spaces – 1 day

Confined Spaces – 1 day

Who Should attend?

All personnel who are directly involved in the planning, supervision and execution of work in confined spaces such as manholes, shafts, chambers, sewers, tanks etc.

Course Content & Aims


Course Objectives:
• Identify any hazards and associated risks involved when entering confined spaces.
• Understand the current legislation and codes of practice for confined space entry.
• Implement control measures such as ventilation, gas detection and monitoring to eliminate and reduce potential risks.
• Select inspect, use and store personal protective equipment and site safety equipment.
• Understand and work to entry permits and safe working procedures.
• Work with escape breathing apparatus.
• Implement the appropriate accident and emergency procedures.
Course Summary:
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations/exercises covering:
• Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• Confined Spaces Regulations
• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.
• Other current relevant regulations.
• Confined space hazards and associated risks
• Safe working procedures and entry permits
• Gas detection
• Use of escape breathing apparatus
• Access equipment, winches and lifelines
• Hygiene procedures
• Accident and emergency procedures
• Practical exercises

Assessment & Qualification

Continual assessment of knowledge and understanding throughout the course. Certificate of attendance will be issued on successful completion which will be valid for 3 years.
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