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 low risk entry course. On the 2 Day course you will also cover the use of winches and harnesses for access and egress as well as handling manhole covers whilst using emergency escape sets in our custom built confined spaces training facility.
Whats covered on the 2 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 including manual handling of manhole covers.
Be able to use and setup tripods and winch equipment and safety harnesses for access and egress to and from 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 2 day Medium Risk Entry Course you will be awarded with a certificate of training in Medium Risk entry of confined spaces.