Confined Space – Entry & Awareness

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY (AWARENESS ONLY)

AIM
The aim of the course is to teach delegates the correct and safe methods of Confined Space Entry. The course is theory based only.

Pre-Requisite
A basic understanding of health and safety.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
8 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio/visual presentation.

Assessment
Written assessment.

Certification
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the training course, delegates will have:

  • An appreciation of the Confined Space Regulation 1997 and supporting ACOP L101
  • A greater understanding of both employer and employee responsibilities
  • An understanding of how to apply their new learning into their future work activities, via the personal risk assessment approach. Therefore significantly reducing potential injury to themselves and others.
  • Familiarisation with Europod “A” frame and winch.

COURSE SYLLABUS

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Management of Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations
  • Confined Space Regulations
  • The definition of confined spaces and range of hazards
  • Hazards of the space and of the work
  • Need for Risk Assessment
  • What to consider in risk assessments
  • Precautions and derivation of safe system of work
  • Permit to Work procedure
  • Method statements
  • Hazardous atmospheres
  • Monitoring of gases
  • Work equipment safety
  • Emergencies and planning
  • Rescue equipment
  • Escape equipment
  • Communication
  • Standby man duties
  • Need for first aid and resuscitation training
  • Theoretical appreciation of both confined spaces and use of tripod and harness
  • Review and discussion
  • End of course assessment
  • Conclusion