About this course

Course code TP855Conf_HIGH
Duration 3 Days

A high risk confined space exists when there is a specified hazard that cannot be eliminated or controlled and work activity uses breathing apparatus.

Prerequisites

Who Should Attend

Those working within high risk confined spaces. The work environment will be entered using self-contained breathing apparatus and will involve non-standard entries involving complex operations which will introduce additional risk and require specific controls and arrangements.

Outline

  • The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
  • Identification of risks and their control
  • Workplace safety
  • Weil's Disease and sewage decontamination
  • Hazardous atmospheres and gas monitoring
  • The risk assessment process
  • Operation of safe systems of work
  • Use of permit to work control measures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Selection of suitable equipment
  • IP ratings, intrinsically safe and ATEX approved
  • Equipment pre-use inspection and safe operation
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Emergency procedures
  • Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) - theory
  • Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) - practical
  • Oxygen Resuscitation and Breathing Apparatus Entry Control Officer (BAECO) procedures
  • Theory test
  • Practical training
  • Practical

3 Days

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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