Confined Space Training – Low Risk

Confined Space Training – Low Risk

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What’s it about?
This Confined Space Training low-risk qualification is suitable for those already working or for those wishing to prepare to work in confined spaces. . The general principles of working in confined spaces are covered in this qualification, as well as the specific requirements of working in a low confined space.

Course Objectives & Content
This course is designed to meet the HSE recommendations in the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

Course Curriculum
Understand how to work within legislation and regulations

  • 1.1 Outline the main principles of health and safety and environmental legislation and regulations
  • 1.2 Explain your own responsibility to comply with the main principles of health and safety and environmental legislation and regulations
  • 1.3 Summarise guidance relating to identifying a confined space
  • 1.4 Explain how enclosed areas could become confined spaces due to the presence of a hazard
  • 1.5 Describe hazards that can produce a confined space
  • 1.6 Identify manufacturers’ instructions relating to the use of equipment
  • 1.7 Describe and use local site procedures

Understand how to work safely in confined spaces

  • 2.1 Explain how to assess risk for working safely in confined spaces
  • 2.2 Explain how to reduce the risk to an acceptable level for the work to be carried out
  • 2.3 Explain how to prepare and check equipment and tools prior to use
  • 2.4 Explain how to use equipment and tools safely
  • 2.5 Explain the roles within a team working in a confined space
  • 2.6 Explain the precautions to take when working alone

Understand how to deal with emergencies

  • 3.1 Explain how emergency situations can arise in a confined space
  • 3.2 Describe the different roles and responsibilities of team members in dealing with emergencies
  • 3.3 Explain how to deal with injuries to personnel and the general public
  • 3.4 Explain how to deal with irregularities and abnormal situations
  • 3.5 Describe different types of emergency situation
  • 3.6 Explain procedures for dealing with emergencies
  • 3.7 Describe communications and reporting systems for emergency situations
  • Apply relevant industry standards for working in low or medium-risk confined spaces
  • 4.1 Explain different classification schemes and how to identify the confined space classification
  • 4.2 Explain how to map own organization’s classifications into National Occupational Standards for confined spaces
  • 4.3 Describe entry procedures for confined spaces
  • 4.4 Explain how to carry out a real-time assessment of risks and hazards
  • 4.5 Describe procedures and methods of working suitable to low or medium-risk environments and local conditions
  • 4.6 Explain how to monitor conditions and work activity

Understand the communication skills needed for efficient working

  • 5.1 Explain how to resolve problems speedily and with the designated personnel where other people or organizations are involved
  • 5.2 Describe communications methods for keeping in contact with other people during work in confined spaces
  • 5.3 Describe reporting systems for routine and non-routine work activities and resolving problems

The successful delegate will receive a certificate.

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