Confined Space Hazards
£15.00 (inc. VAT)
Duration | 45 minutes
Confined spaces can be very dangerous places to work in. Hazardous gasses in confined spaces can be especially dangerous.
For those who work or supervise work in confined spaces it is essential to have an awareness of the risks and how to mitigate them.
COURSE OBJECTIVE | Provide the required knowledge for operating competently in confined spaces
On successful completion learners will…
Understand Confined Spaces legislation
Be able to identify hazards typical to confined spaces, how they are recognized and evaluated, and ways these hazards are controlled
Understand components of the confined space permit process
Know the duties of each confined space team member
Recognise the dangers of entry rescues and the preparations required for making a rescue
Section 1 | Applicable legislation
Examples of confined spaces
Examples of confined space equipment
Section 2 | Reasons for fatal CSE incidents
Oxygen deficiency and confined spaces
Section 3 | Atmospheric testing
Section 4 | Confined Space Entry flow chart
Section 5 | Confined Space Entry controls
Look, see, act
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Achieve 80% in the final short assessment and you will be emailed the completion certificate. Please contact use if you wish to receive a printed certificate.
Why take the Confined Space Entry course?
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires employers to ensure the safety of their employees and others. This responsibility is reinforced by regulations.
The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 apply where the assessment identifies risks of serious injury from work in confined spaces. The following key duties are contained within the regulations
- avoid entry to confined spaces, e.g. by doing the work from the outside
- if entry to a confined space is unavoidable, follow a safe system of work
- put in place adequate emergency arrangements before the work start
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require employers and self-employed people to carry out a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks for all work activities for the purpose of deciding what measures are necessary for safety. With work in confined spaces this means identifying the hazards present, assessing the risks and determining what precautions to take
Anyone who undertakes or supervises confined space work
Benefits of the Confined Space Entry Training from echo3education
| Accelerated Learning – 30 minutes
| Complies with UK legislation
| ROSPA Approved content
| Certificate emailed on completion
| Flexible assignment & reporting options
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