Confined Space Entry

(Low & Medium Risk)

Confined Space Entry (Low & Medium Risk)

Course Overview:

Confined spaces are significantly more hazardous than normal work places. The hazards involved may not be unique to confined spaces, but are always exacerbated by the enclosednature of the confined space. The resulting injuries are potentially fatal. A seemingly insignificant error or oversight while working in a confined space can result in a tragic accident. Furthermore there is a propensity for multiple casualties due to the insidious nature of the hazards.

This course includes the use of a variety of safety equipment, personal protective equipment and respiratory protective equipment both in theoretical & practical manner.

Our custom-built training unit allows the participant to have a practical understanding of risk assessment, permit to work system, gas monitor, tripod with winch & safety harness. Also included in the course is the importance of the top man at all times.

Who Should Attend This Course:

Anyone working in confined spaces such as sewers, vessels, tanks and chambers, need a course in understanding safe confined space working.

Course Requirements:

Participants are required to have each of the following:

  • Personal Protective Equipment

Participants must also be at least 16 years old on the day of the course.

Course Modules:

The training modules incorporated within this course are as follows: 

Module 1: Outcomes of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

Module 2: The controls required for safe work in low risk confined spaces

Module 3: Problem atmospheres, their occurrence, detection and monitoring

Module 4: Physiological effects of problem atmospheres

Module 5: Safe entry procedures and safe systems of work

Module 6: Emergency procedures and responding to alarms

Module 7: Knowledge and skill exercises for entering, working and exiting low risk confined spaces

Course Aims & Objectives:

On completion of the course participants should be able to:

  • Prepare to enter work safely in low / medium risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit low/medium risk confined spaces safely
  • Use confined space equipment and tools safely including escape sets
  • Follow procedures, safe systems of work and permits to work
  • Deal with emergencies in low/medium risk confined spaces

Course Duration:

This is a one day course.

Course Assessment:

Written assessment.

Course Certification:

Successful candidates will be issued with a Certificate of Competence in Confined Space Entry (Low & Medium Risk).

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