Management of Confined Spaces Awareness

Course Objectives:

Further to attendance of this course delegates will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of what confined spaces are how to categorize them
  • Understand how to apply suitable control measures to manage the hazards associated with the various categories
  • Have an understanding of the use of the permit to work
  • Understand how to put emergency arrangements in place
  • Gain an understanding of the equipment required to safely work in confined spaces

Course Content:

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Definition of a Confined Space
  • Significant hazards associated with confined spaces
  • Classification of confined spaces
  • Legal requirements
  • Background to legislative requirements for risk assessment
  • Planning a confined space entry
  • Roles & responsibilities of the confined space team
  • Safe systems of work
  • Additional physical hazards & dangers
  • Permit to work
  • Emergency arrangements
  • ATEX controls
  • Care & use of Escape BA
  • An overview of Escape BA
  • Managing pre-wearer checks
  • An overview of SCBA & when to use it
  • Tally Board & Top Man duties
  • Working duration
  • Lifting equipment & harnesses
  • Emergency response
  • Incident management

At the end of the course delegates are required to sit an assessment to ensure information retention.

On successful completion of the assessment delegates will receive a C&C Training Ltd Certificate of Attendance.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved on organising, supervising or managing Confined Spaces entry.

Duration:

2 days