Confined Space Training

National Standard Quality Training

A 'Confined Space' is any place, including any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or other similar space in which, by virtue of its enclosed nature, there arises a reasonably forseeable, specified risk.

Many hazards can exist in a confined space, some of which are:

  • Flammable substances and oxygen enrichment
  • Toxic gas, fume or vapour
  • Oxygen deficiency
  • The ingress or presence of liquids
  • Solid material which can flow
  • Presence of excessive heat

What are your duties?

Employers and self-employed persons have a duty to comply with the Confined Space Regulations 1997.

In order to ensure the safety of persons under your control you should:

  • Carry out a risk assessment
  • Try to prevent the need for entry
  • Use a permit to work system
  • Post-warning signs
  • Establish a safe method of work
  • Train employees
  • Provide the correct type and quantity of PPE
  • Establish emergency procedures
  • Follow all recommended procedures

Course Content

Our confined space training includes the following:

  • What is a confined space and what are the hazards
  • Legal requirments
  • Risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • Equipment required to enter a confined space
  • The purpose and use of gas detection equipment
  • The purpose and use of escape breathing apparatus
  • The use of ropes and safety harnesses
  • The purpose and use of tripods and man riding winches
  • Personal protective equipment and hygiene
  • Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Ventilation and avoidance of unsafe atmospheres
  • Manpower including training requirements
  • Communications and entry procedures
  • Course review and assessments

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With a wide range of training courses covering the whole of the UK we can provide everything you need for machinery handling and safety training.

We have an excellent customer reputation and all our instructors are are registered by RTITB or ITSSAR who are recognised by the Health & Safety Commission. We hold ITSSAR accreditation and are IOSH trained.

We tailor our courses to suit your needs with an extensive range including:

  • Forklift
  • MEWP's
  • Abrasive Wheel
  • Crane
  • Slinger
  • Confined Spaces
  • Manual Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Harness
  • Ladder
  • Working at Height

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