Entry and working in confined spaces

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/06/2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Station House Training Centre


Who is it?

Any selected persons whose job involves work and entry into confined spaces and can form part of a team of rescue workers Candidates should have a current Medical & First Aid Certificate.

Aims & Objectives:

To provide the candidate with knowledge of the dangers and legal requirements pertinent to work taking place in confined spaces. Successful candidates will demonstrate a good understanding of the hazards associated with work in confined spaces and the practices needed to ensure safe operation whilst this work takes place.

Course Content:

  • Course introduction, aim and objectives
  • Definition of “Confined Spaces”
  • The role of the Selected person
  • Request for work to be done in a Confined Space
  • Identify and Evaluate Hazards
  • Minimising risk and the Point of work risk assessments
  • Develop and Implement Pre-entry procedures (Gas Detectors).
  • Evaluate, permit, space atmospheric conditions.
  • Provide, use and maintain necessary equipment (hoists, harnesses, tripods, specific emergency escape equipment.)
  • Working safely in a Confined Space
  • Confined space rescue.
  • Rescue equipment (Gotcha) & escape sets (Dash) or equivalent
  • Summary assessment
  • Course Review and Closure

Duration: 1 to 2 days.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this course.