• Confined Spaces - Low Risk

    This course is aimed at people required to access confined spaces classified as low risk. The training covers the essential legislation, working practices and safety requirements for safe entry to a confined space where the risk assessment has classified the space as low risk. The course also focuses on working as a team and the responsibilities of each team member.

    Course ID: CS1

    Ratio: 6 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 1 day


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    Prerequisites

    Medically fit, comfortable in confined spaces and a reasonable level of fitness.

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    Who Should Attend

    Employees who are required to access confined spaces classified as low risk

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    Course Objectives & Content

    - Confined space legislation
    - Definitions & recognition of confined space
    - Confined space examples & categories
    - Confined space hazards
    - Control measures
    - Safe system of work/PPE/permit to work
    - Risk assessment/method statement
    - Confined spaces personnel and teamwork
    - Equipment characteristics and limitations
    - Equipment maintenance and inspection requirements
    - Vertical shaft entry and egress (up to 3 metres)
    - Use of tripod/davit and retrieval winch
    - Correct use of gas detector sampling techniques
    - Communications/emergency actions

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    Certification

    The successful delegates will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.

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    Standards

    Health and safety at work act 1974
    Working at height regulations 2005
    Confined spaces regulations 1997
    BS 8437 COP for the selection, use and maintenance of fall protection systems and equipment for use in the work place
    BS 8454 COP for delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue

    Confined Spaces - Low Risk