Confined Space & Difficult Access Course

One day Low/Medium Risk Confined Space training course consisting of both theory and practical exercises relating to working in confined spaces.  This course will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of confined spaces, associated dangers and the ability to enter, work and leave safely by horizontal and / or vertical entry in line with the Confined Spaces Regulations (1997).

£210

Includes: use of equipment during training. Price includes VAT.

  • Assessment: written question paper and practical examination.
  • Course Duration: 1 day.
  • Revalidation period: Certification valid for 3  years.
  • Definition of confined spaces.
  • Types of confined spaces.
  • Primary hazards.
  • Occupational exposure limits.
  • Relevant legislation, guidelines and standards
  • Awareness of risk assessments and safety method statement
  • Awareness of permit to work systems and exclusion zones
  • Working practices and worksite organisation
  • Categories of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Equipment selection use and maintenance, pre-use checks and inspection
  • Communication
  • Entry & Exit of confined space
  • Top Attendant Procedures
  • Use and interpret gas detection monitors to verify safe atmospheres 
  • Properties and the occurrence of bad atmospheres
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Recognise changing environments
  • Use and interpret gas monitors to verify safe atmospheres
  • Correct fitting and checks of ancillary safety equipment - harness, tripod, winch.
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Work within a safe system of work
  • Rescue an injured casualty
  • React positively in an emergency situation, current legislation
  • Use of escape sets
  • Rescue management

Practical Exercises

 

  • Entry and exit using a tripod and winch
  • Carrying out a work task
  • Self-rescue with escape set
  • Retrieval of a casualty