CS1 Entry Into Confined Spaces Course Details
- Fire or explosion causing serious injury
- Gas, fume, vapour or lack of oxygen causing loss of consciousness
- Increase in body temperature causing loss of consciousness
- Increase in the level of liquid causing drowning
- Free flowing solids causing asphyxiation
By the end of the training course delegates will be able to:
- Summarise the requirements of the confined space legislation and the associated ACOP.
- Identify a confined space and its reasonably foreseeable risks.
- Select appropriate methods of risk control.
- Select appropriate safety equipment that may be used when entering a confined space and carry out appropriate pre-use checks.
- Conduct an entry into a confined space using escape and full working breathing apparatus and ancillary safety equipment, in a safe and efficient manner.
- Personal protection and hygiene requirements
- Understanding risk assessments and method statements
- Types of gaseous atmosphere, gas monitoring equipment and its use
- The use of harness, fall arrest and retrieval systems
- The use of escape breathing apparatus and self-rescue procedures
- Safe entry, working and exit procedures at confined spaces
- Knowledge and skill exercises for planning, permits, entering, working and exiting confined spaces using breathing apparatus as a part of the planned means for self-rescue
The course will be assessed by direct observation, a simulated exercise and written paper. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive a certificate valid for 3 years. The course is City and Guild accredited.
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