Course Overview

Our Confined Spaces with B/A Training enables you to understand working in confined spaces and the approved codes of practice.

Delegates

Minimum of 6 delegates maximum of 12 delegates.

This course is predominantly intended for practical users who have need to enter spaces which are substantially enclosed and where there is a potentially hazardous working environment. It would also benefit Managers, Supervisors and Engineers etc. (who may have a requirement to control work in these locations). All delegates should be physically fit as an entry exercise will be carried out.

Certificate

Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. We recommend that this course is renewed every 3 years.

Course duration

6 hours

Overview

Introduction – An overview of the course and discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge.
UK Health and Safety Legislation – An outline of the key Health and Safety Regulations in particular those contained within the Confined Spaces Regulations that companies in the UK need to comply with.
Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work – An awareness of Confined Space Risk Assessments and the principles of Safe Systems of Work for Confined Space Operations.
Equipment –
Equipment required to enter a Confined Space.
The purpose and use of gas detection equipment.
The purpose and use of escape breathing apparatus.
The use of ropes and safety harnesses.
The purpose and use of tripods and man riding winches.
The use of suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment.
Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres.
Manpower including training requirements.
Communication and entry procedures.
Practical exercise.
Questions and Answers –Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus course questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.