Confined Areas

Confined Space Entry Procedures Covering Escape Breathing Apparatus.

confined area and breathing apparatus working training coursesThis 1 day course covers Confined Space Entry Procedures and includes the use of Escape Breathing Apparatus.
The Training School is based in Dudley, West Midlands.

Organisation Scenario: Why is this course useful?

The course is designed for companies whose staff may be required to enter areas that are classified as confined spaces and where there may be a risk of serious injury or death. The aim of this course will be to provide awareness of a safe working environment within a confined space and to make staff aware of procedure, to ensure a safe access and egress from a confined space and to have emergency procedures in place in the event of a emergency arising whilst operators are working in the confined space. This course will include the Confined Space Regulations 1997 and other relevant Legislation.

Anticipated Delegate Profile

Who will be on the course?  The course is tailored towards managers, supervisors, engineers and operatives.  On completion of the course the individual will be able to enter and work safely within the confined spaces, using the necessary and appropriate equipment.

Course Content

  • Company Health and Safety Policy and Safe System of Work
  • The Confined Space Regulations, Health and Safety at Work Act, Management of Health and Safety at Work
  • Regulations, Personal Protection Equipment Regulations, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, Noise at Work Regulations
  • Interpretation and recognition of confined spaces
  • Safe working in confined spaces
  • Use of permit to work procedures
  • Plant and equipment, suitability and type
  • use of gas detection equipment
  • Use of compressed air breathing apparatus
  • Use of Personal protective equipment
  • Ventilation equipment
  • Maitenance of PPE
  • Daily Checks of equipment
  • Monthly maintenance
  • Manning levels
  • Communication equipment and procedures
  • Emergency procedures

As the course is practically assessed, the instructor will control the environment to ensure the safety of personnel at all times. Upon completion of the course content and practical assessment, there will be a written examination to prove the competency of the students.

Confined Space Training with Escape & Full Working Breathing Apparatus

confined area and breathing apparatus working training coursesSafe Entry Into Confined Space with Escape and SCBA is delivered over 2 days.  Our training centre is based in Dudley, West Midlands. We aim to provide a safe and comfortable working environment that will enable delegates to learn without distraction.

Organisational Scenario: Why is this course useful?

This course is designed for companies whose staff may be required to enter areas that are classified as confined spaces and where there may be a risk of serious injury or death. The aim of the course will be to provide awareness of the need for a safe working environment within a confined space, and to make the staff aware of procedures to ensure a safe access and egress by staff from a confined space and to have emergency procedures in place in the event of an emergency arising whilst operators are working in the confined space. This course will also include the necessary references to all the appropriate current regulations.

Anticipated Delegate Profile

Who else will be on the course?  The course is designed for managers, supervisors, engineers and operatives.

Objectives – what will I learn ?

On successful completion of this course, the individual will be able to enter and work safely within the confined spaces, using the necessary and appropriate equipment.

Course Content

  • Companies safety policy and safe system of work
  • Acts and regulations
  • Interpretation and recognition of confined spaces
  • Risk assessment
  • Preventing the need for entry
  • Safe working in confined spaces
  • Use of permits to work
  • Plant and equipment
  • Maitenance, equipment checks and inspection, test certificates and records
  • Emergency and Rescue equipment
  • Practical scenarios
  • Controlled access and egress into onsite confined spaces
  • Understanding of the SCBA set and the danger signs associated with the sets
  • Variations of the types of SCBA
  • Other Breathing Apparatus suitable for confined spaces

Upon successful completion of the theoretical and practical section of the course, delegates will then be examined on their interpretation and knowledge. Results will then be assessed and certificates issued to the employers, if successful.

CourseDurationDelegates
Confined Spaces inc. Escape Breathing Apparatus1 dayTBC
Confined Spaces inc. Full Breathing Apparatus2/3 daysTBC