Confined Space Entry (Low & Medium Risk) Training Course

This course is designed to ensure that delegates understand the legal requirements associated with low/medium risk confined space entry. The training will include the practical skills to apply safe systems of work and will cover the competent use of appropriate equipment for safe entry and operations in these environments. The use of extensive confined space simulations will allow the delegates achieve the learning outcomes in a safe realistic environment.

This Confined Space Entry Course includes the use of 15 minutes of Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus (Escape Set) but DOES NOT qualify personnel in the use of full breathing apparatus. Please see our High Risk Entry Course for full BA use.

Etering a Confined Space

Course Content:

  • Recognising Confined Spaces
  • Definition
  • Hazards
  • Associated Hazards
  • Case Histories/Studies

 Legislation

  • SHWW Act 2005
  • SHWW Confined Spaces Regs 2001 & APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE
  • SHWW Construction Regs 2013
  • SHWW General Application Regs 2007

 Hazardous Atmospheres

  • Gases Fumes Vapours
  • Oxygen
  • Gas Monitoring

 Equipment Use and maintenance

  • Gas Monitors
  • Access Equipment
  • Tripods
  • Hoists/Winches
  • Fall Arrestors
  • Confined Space Harness
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Escape Sets

Working Sets

  • Safety Lines
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance, Calibration, Certification Requirements for Equipment

 Safe Systems of Works

  • Supervision
  • Competent Staff
  • Risk Assessments
  • Control Measures
  • Emergency Plan
  • Equipment
  • Permit to Work
  • Method Statements

Hygiene

  • Infectious Diseases
  • PPE and equipment cleaning

Suitable For

  • All personnel who have to enter Low and Medium Risk Confined Spaces and act as a Top Man/Person (Safety Attendant).

Method Of Delivery

  • Nationwide in our Mobile Confined Space & Height Rescue Training Simulator (Max. of 10 candidates per course)
  • Suitable training facility at your premises (Maximum of 10 candidates per course)

Duration

1 Day

Certification

All candidates who succesfully complete the course will receive a POBS certificate for Confined Space Entry (Low & Medium Risk) & Top Person Course and a photo site card, valid for three years.

Please Note: Due to the level of realism provided and practical aspects of the training appropriate PPE is necessary for learners to operate comfortably in the unit. (Hard Hat; Protected Toe-cap Shoes/Boots; Safety Gloves; Loose Fitting Top & Trousers)

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