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Confined Space Entry

Who should attend?

Those who are required to enter confined spaces as part of their work and also those who are required to supervise the works, risk assess and compile safe systems of work

Course Content
  • Definition & types of confined spaces
  • Current legislation
  • Confined space hazards
  • Permits to work
  • Safe working procedures
  • Hygiene & personal protective equipment
  • Access equipment – tripods, winches, safety harnesses
  • Escape breathing apparatus – hoods & masks
  • Accident/emergency procedures & self rescue
  • Gas detection
  • Practical Assessment
  • Question Paper Assessment
On completion of the course, delegates shall be competent in:-

Understanding current legislation regarding confined space entryRecognising types of confined spaces & their associated hazardsOrganising & implementing appropriate accident & emergency
proceduresThe safe use & maintenance of escape breathing apparatus
Training Method

A highly participative hands-on course with practical exercises to compliment the classroom theory session.Delegates are taught how to work as a team when carrying out a confined space entry.Each delegate will be required to use an escape set as part of the practical session whereby an emergency situation is simulated.Entry into the confined space is shaft entry with the aid of tripod, winch, fall arrest harness and teamwork.