Confined Space Training

CONFINED SPACE TRAINING – SAFE WORKING AND EMERGENCY EVACUATION
(1 day)

For persons working in a confined spaces or operating as an attendant or supervisor. Includes gas detection, emergency breathing apparatus and non-entry rescue techniques.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who is involved in confined space work activities including operatives, supervisors and those involved in planning and management.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education so a successful candidate understands the risks involved and can work safely in confined spaces.

Syllabus: Recognition of a confined space
Confined space entry procedures
Access and egress techniques (harnesses, lifelines, winches, tripods)
Atmosphere monitoring and gas detection
Emergency breathing apparatus and evacuation
Non-entry rescue techniques
Confined space hazard and risk assessment awareness
Safe systems of work and permits
Confined space legislation awareness

Prerequisites: Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.
Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.
Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of three years, subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.
This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment manufacturers technical instructions.

CONFINED SPACE TRAINING – FULL WORKING BREATHING APPARATUS
( 1 day)

For persons working in an un-breathable atmosphere where it is not possible to remove the hazard by way of ventilation

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who is involved in confined space work activities where there is a known non-breathable atmosphere. Including operatives, supervisors and those involved in planning and management.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education so a successful candidate understands the risks involved and can work safely in confined spaces where the atmosphere is non-breathable.

Syllabus: Full working breathing apparatus specific risk assessment
Full working breathing apparatus assembly and inspection
Working time calculations
Entry supervisor roles and responsibilities inc air management for operatives
Practical use of equipment in confined space environments

Prerequisites: Confined Space – Safe working and emergency evacuation (or equivalent).
Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of three years, subject to maintenance of skill level.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.
Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment
manufacturers technical instructions.

CONFINED SPACE TRAINING – RESCUE (1 Day)

For persons who may be asked to evacuate an incapacitated casualty from confined spaces where entry by the rescue team is necessary.

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COURSE DETAILS:

Duration: 1 Day.
Audience: Any person who is responsible for the rescue of an incapacitated worker in a confined space environment.
Course Aim: To provide enough practical experience and education so a successful candidate understands the risks involved and can safely carry out a confined space rescue.

A HSE approved first aid qualification can be added to this training (typically 1 extra day).

Syllabus: Rescue equipment inspection and use
Lifting and Lowering systems
Use of stretchers
Understanding of a two rope system(backup rope)
Rescuer safety and rescue procedures
Practical rescue scenarios

Prerequisites: Confined Space – safe working and emergency evacuation (or equivalent).
Confined Space – full working breathing apparatus.
Reasonable level of health, fitness and aptitude.

Max. Ratio: 6 Delegates to 1 instructor.

Certification Expiry: The certificate is valid for a maximum of one year.
Throughout the course, the student will be continually assessed and expected to complete a written and practical examination.

Only on successful completion of the whole course and examination will the candidate be issued with a certificate of competency.

This course is designed and delivered using BS8454 (code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue), IRATA international code of practice and equipment
manufacturers technical instructions.

Heightworks run courses onsite and also at our premier work at height training facility in the West Midlands.

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