At the end of the training course delegates should know:
- The dangers associated with confined space working
- How to risk assess a confined space
- How to classify a confined space
- The types of Escape Breathing Apparatus and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
- How to undertake pre-entry and pre-wearer checks on equipment
- The necessary manning levels
- Why there is a need for periodic examinations of equipment
- The emergency procedures when working in a confined space.
- Confined Space Regulations 1997
- Interpret the Water UK Confined Spaces classification scheme
- Risk assess residual hazards
- Recognise changing environments
- Prepare to work safely in high-risk environments
- Enter and exit confined spaces safely
- Prepare and use self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturer’s specification
- Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
- Follow procedures and work safely
- Deal with emergencies
- Use appropriate behaviour for working in high risk confined spaces
- Use appropriate water industry knowledge for working in high risk confined spaces
- Apply relevant water industry standards for working in high risk confined spaces
Candidates should bring their own safety footwear, waterproof clothing, hard hat and work gloves for the practical exercises.
Any person attending this course should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.
Candidates should be able to read, write and understand English as all documentation, presentations and examination paperwork will be in English only.
Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a City & Guilds Level 2 Qualification. The course we deliver is City and Guild accredited.
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