Confined Spaces Entry with Use of Escape Breathing Apparatus

Confined Spaces Entry with Use of Escape Breathing Apparatus

Who should attend

Any member of staff who is involved in planning, implementing or working in a confined space.

Course Content & Aims

Give training and practical assessment for those persons who need to plan implement and work
to safe working procedures and permits for confined space entry.

The Objectives of the Course is to enable delegates to:
 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, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & videos 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

Certificate and Record Card, valid for 3 years before renewal.