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Confined Space Risk Management and Permits

Confined Space Risk Management and Permits

This course is designed to provide delegates with enough understanding of Safe Systems of Work to be able to authorise works and issue permits. It identifies the employer’s responsibilities within their own policies to allocate duties to competent employees.

Course Aims

This course includes a basic level of confined space knowledge with the opportunity to use confined space equipment in a simulated environment and a team exercise of creating and reviewing a safe system of work.

Course Duration: 1 day - 8 guided learning hours

Note: A pre-requisite qualification is required to complete this course. Day 1 is a CS1 course and the Confined Space Risk Management (CSRM) can be completed as a 1 Day add-on. Any of following courses can be completed as a pre-requisite within 12 weeks of the CSRM; CS1, CS2, 6160-09.

Course Locations: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Castleford, Manchester, Wellingborough, Rainham, Heathrow, Southampton, and Exeter. On-site training is available via our mobile confined space training trailers.

Theoretical Content
Theoretical Content
  • Basic confined space training for beginners or skills fade
  • An awareness of the health and safety requirements imposed on employers and employees under the Health and Safety at work act 1974
  • Duties of the entrant, entry controller and the manager and the confined space ACOP
  • The hazards associated with confined space working and the control measures required
  • Understanding and creation of Risk assessments method statements and permit systems
  • The potential causes of emergencies and the emergency arrangements
  • Safe use of the Gas Monitor and EBA
  • Safe use and fitting harnesses and access equipment
  • Identification of hygiene, infection/disease and contamination procedures
Practical Content
Practical Content
  • Confined space equipment care and maintenance regimes
  • Gas detectors – basic functions and interpreting information
  • Escape breathing apparatus – checks and donning / doffing procedures
  • Rescue harnesses – inspection, fitting and correct use
  • Access equipment – inspection and safe use of tripods and fall arrest/recovery winches
  • Practical assessment – pre-entry checks, entry control, communication, recognition of emergency, safe evacuation and post-incident reporting.
  • Creation and Review of a Safe System of Work SSOW


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