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.
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 ·
Accident and emergency procedures
Assessment & Qualification
Certificate and Record Card, valid for 3 years before renewal.