Who is it for?
This course provides delegates with the basic
skills and knowledge to work in confined spaces
and to make them aware of the risks and the
current legal obligations involved in such
workplaces. It will also cover use of breathing
apparatus equipment required when entering a
To give individuals a through understanding of the dangers of confined spaces. To enable individuals to enter, work and leave confined spaces including a vertical shaft, using escape nets. To train individuals in rescue techniques and gas detection.
Course assessment (theory and practical).
Course materials and 'Certificate of Attendance' will be issued to all individuals that attend the course. This course can also be provided as an in-house course.However, access to a confined space must be available for practical training. For further information please contact us on 01283 743883.
The course covers the following modules:
Current legislation - Confined Space Regulation 1997;
Recognition of confined spaces;
Dangers associated with these areas inc. film 'Confined Space Entry';
Human respiratory system;
Use of gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres;
Use of personal protection equipment i.e. ropes harnesses and man- riding hoists;
Use of escape breathing apparatus and escape sets;
Pre- entry checks on enrty equipment;
Safe systems of work;
Methods of communication;
Emergency proceedures and rescue techniques.
Practical exercises including:
Practical use of escape set and breathing appartus;
Vertical entry and egress using a tripod and winch;
Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces;
Awareness of resuscitation equipment, and resuscitation techniques;
Awareness of the need for monthly examinations of equipment.