A “confined space” is considered as any space, of an enclosed nature, with a reasonably foreseeable, specified risk of Fire or Explosion, Overheating, Bad Atmosphere, Drowning or Free Flowing Solids.
This Course is the next stage to the Awareness course. On the 1 Day course you will cover the confined spaces awareness topics as well as a practical session on the safe use of emergency escape sets in our custom built confined spaces training facility.
Whats covered on the 1 day confined spaces course?
The main legal requirements relating to confined space working as prescribed in the Confined Spaces Regulations (NI) 1999.
Use and understand permit to work systems.
Have an understanding of the confined spaces risk assessment process and methodology.
Identify and maintain a safe system of work for entering, working in and leaving a confined space.
Safely enter and exit confined spaces.
Ventilate confined spaces to purge or reduce gaseous atmospheres.
Communication processes that would be used in confined spaces.
Identify gaseous atmospheres that are found in confined spaces.
Use gas detection equipment and monitoring equipment to detect and monitor gaseous atmospheres.
PPE that would be reasonably required when carrying out confined space working.
Selection, checks and safe use of Emergency Escape Sets.
What do I get at the end of the course?
Upon successful completion of the 1 day Low Risk Entry Course you will be awarded with a certificate of training in Low Risk entry of confined spaces.