CONFINED SPACES

  • To be confirmed
  • 1 full day

This one day course is predominantly intended for practical workers who need to enter spaces which are substantially enclosed and where there is a potentially hazardous working environment.

All delegates should be physically fit as an entry exercise will be carried out.

SYLLABUS

  • What is a confined space and what are the hazards
  • Legal requirements
  • Top man/Standby man responsibilities
  • Risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • Equipment required to enter a confined space
  • The purpose and use of gas detection equipment and escape breathing equipment
  • The use of ropes and safety harnesses
  • The purpose and use of tripods and man riding winches
  • Personal protective equipment and hygiene
  • Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres
  • Communication and entry procedures
  • Suspension trauma practical exercise
  • Course review and assessments
  • Safety harness training and fire fighting equipment
  • Basic life support

COST OF THIS COURSE – £75 per person

 

Discounts may be available for group bookings. Please contact us for further information.