Confined Spaces

The course addresses safety concerns, safe working procedures, contingency planning for a rapid exit, rescue and recovery during an emergency.

Course Description

Every year people are injured and/or killed working in confined spaces - often due to lack of danger awareness, poor training or improper safety equipment. The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 place clear duties on employers in respect of work carried out by employees in confined spaces. Work within a confined space must be carried out in accordance with a safe system of work. A confined space is somewhere with restricted means for entry/exit and/or is not designed for continuous occupancy. Many workplaces contain areas that are not considered 'confined spaces' because they are large enough for people to enter and perform jobs. E.g. tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, duct-work, pipelines, etc. This course helps workers understand the restrictions/challenges that 'confined spaces' can place on certain duties. The course addresses safety concerns, safe working procedures, contingency planning for a rapid exit, rescue and recovery during an emergency.

Duration

Half Day

Prerequisites

Nil.

Suitability

N/A

Qualification

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a standard certificate, valid for 1 year.

Course Size

Maximum Course attendance is 10

Typical Interest Groups

Operatives, and managers with operatives, working in confined spaces

Course Objective:

Adequate training in confined spaces helps to anticipate and address emergencies. The modules offered by this course ensure that individuals are ready to start work in affected industries without requiring on-the-job training to cover the basics. Individuals will learn about:

  • Legislation
  • Confined spaces
  • A safe atmosphere
  • Safety equipment
  • Breathing apparatus saving sets

Make a Booking

To book a place on this course please call us on 01529 413347, email us at training@arionltd.co.uk or contact us using our online form below






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