Working in Confined Spaces – LOW Risk
Course Length:1 day
A low risk confined space is a space that has a small entry/exit point but does have a source of ventilation, natural or mechanical, with a low risk of flooding. This course looks at the potential risks of working in confined spaces and the proper Code of Practice under The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997.
Knowing the correct safety procedure when working in confined spaces. This course is designed for low risk areas, but that doesn’t mean that they are risk-free. This course will make sure that you know what potential risks could arise and how to deal with them when they do. This course is delivered by a professionally trained tutor who will conduct the course to the highest standard. Anyone who completes the course will receive a City & Guilds Level 2 Qualification.
What does the course cover?
- An overview of proper Health & Safety practices
- The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 & Approved Code of Practice
- Identifying and controlling any risks found
- Safety in the Workplace
- Weil’s Disease and sewage decontamination
- Hazardous substances in the atmosphere and monitoring gas levels
- The complete risk assessment process
- How to operate the various safe systems of work
- Correct use of permits. Controlling various measures using them
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Inspecting equipment pre-use and using it safely. (IP rated, intrinsically safe and ATEX approved)
- Looking at the theory for fail arrest systems
- Emergency Procedures
- Practical Training