Confined Space Entry

Duration
1 day
Target Group

 

This course is aimed at persons working in confined space environments where there is a medium risk that a specified hazard may be present. It will require the use of escape breathing apparatus. The course is designed to provide awareness of confined space entry hazards and procedures for operating company and contractor personnel involved in controlling entry to confined spaces and rescue procedures, combined with practical training in entry and escape.​
​Prerequisites

 

It is the responsibility of the employer or delegates to assess their ability and fitness to safely attend this training program.
Objective

 

The course is designed for the delegates to acquire basic knowledge and skills through a combination of lecture presentations, group discussions, demonstrations, individual & team exercises utilizing a confined space simulator based in accordance with the OSHA confined space regulations.
​Contents

 

  • Relevant legislation and guidelines
  • Classification of confined spaces
  • Confined space hazards
  • Safe working procedures
  • Equipment and tools
  • Working in teams
  • Practical exercise – prepare to enter and work safely in medium risk confined spaces
  • Practical exercise – enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Procedures for dealing with emergencies
  • Preparing and using escape breathing apparatus
  • Practical exercise – preparing and using escape breathing apparatus
  • Practical exercise – emergency exit from confined space
  • Knowledge assessment
​Exam

 

Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate of course completion.