A ‘specified risk’ can be any of the following:
- 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
• The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 & Approved Code of Practice
• Identification of risks and their control
• Workplace safety
• Weil’s Disease and sewage decontamination
• Hazardous atmospheres and gas monitoring
• The risk assessment process
• Operation of safe systems of work
• Use of permit to work control measures
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), pre-use inspection and safe operation (IP rated, intrinsically safe and ATEX approved)
• Fall arrest systems
• Safe entry/exit
• Emergency procedures
• Theoretical and practical training on escape breathing apparatus
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.
Question papers and practical assessment observation checklists will be submitted upon assessment completion and certificates will be issued subject to final verification – valid for 3 years. The course we deliver is City and Guild accredited.
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