Safe Entry and Working in Confined Spaces

Course Overview: On Average work in Confined Spaces kills 15 people every year in the UK across a wide range of industries, from those involving complex plant through to simple storage vessels. In addition, a number of people are seriously injured. Those killed include not only people working in confined space but those who try to rescue them without proper training equipment.

Course Objectives: By the end of the course delegates will know about working in confined spaces. It will also teach delegates how to don escape breathing-air apparatus and make a safe exit.

Course Content:

  • Course objectives – Relevant Legislation
  • Confined spaces – What are they?
  • Gaseous atmospheres.
  • The air that we breathe
  • Gas Monitors
  • Pre-use checks and applications
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Safe systems at work
  • Code of practice, including Permits to enter
  • Hygiene and Health (incorporating an overview of First Aid).
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Types and introduction to the escape set.
  • Case studies
  • Cost of an accident in a Confined Space
  • Hygiene & Health (incorporating an overview of First Aid)
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Use of breathing apparatus
  • Wearing procedures and checks
  • Doffing procedures and checks
  • Film – Safety In Confined Spaces
  • Practical work and simulated emergency reactions

**Duration: ** One Day

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