Confined Space

Confined Space Awareness

Course Description

The aim of this course is to prepare candidates to enter, working and exit low and medium risk confined spaces safely. It involves training on Access Equipment (including ladders and tripods), Atmospheric monitoring and testing equipment and the use of Emergency Escape Sets.

This is the basic level of training for working in and around National Clasification 1 and 2.

Course content Includes:

  • Review of confined spaces regulations 1997
  • Confirmation of categories
  • Risk Assessment and Method Statements
  • Use of gas monitor
  • Atmospheric monitoring
  • Control and safety systems
  • PPE requirements
  • Awareness of environmental conditions
  • Emergency response procedures

Prerequisites:

Be phyically, emothionaly and mentally fit for this type of activity

Qualification valid for:

3 Years (Rescue North East do recommend yearly refresher training) 

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Duration

  • 1 Day