About this course

Course code TP854Conf_MED
Duration 2 Days

A medium risk confined space exists where there are access issues, an expectation of a specified risk and escape breathing apparatus must be taken in.

Prerequisites

Who Should Attend

Those who work in medium risk confined spaces. Medium risk confined spaces exist where there is a realistic expectation of encountering a specified risk or the possible introduction of a specified risk during the work activity. It will also not be possible to have a person permanently attached to a safety line and is usually a team entry which moves away from the entry point e.g. man entry sewers, utility service, subway tunnels, aqueducts and complex wet wells.

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
  • Escape breathing apparatus - theory
  • Escape breathing apparatus - practical
  • Theory test
  • Practical training
  • Practical assessment

2 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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