Management & Supervision of Work at Confined Spaces - cs005

A 3 day course for any person who has responsibility for planning safe systems of work, after risk assessment, for others entering confined spaces, uses permits to work as part of a safe system and is appointed by the employer to be the Responsible or Authorising Officer responsible for confined spaces and/or implementing/maintaining the employer’s confined spaces policy.

This course will cover:

  • Legislation and ACoP relevant to confined spaces working.
  • Specified risks and their control.
  • Risk assessing residual hazards.
  • Types of gaseous atmosphere.
  • Operation of safe systems of work.
  • Using permit-to-work control measures.
  • Personal protection and hygiene requirements.
  • Health standards for staff and contractors.
  • Documentation and records.
  • Selection and use of portable gas monitoring equipment, harnesses, hoists, winches, safety line and fall arrest systems, escape breathing apparatus and short term working breathing apparatus.
  • Emergency planning and rescue procedures.
  • Self rescue and emergencies.
  • Practical exercises in planning for entering, working and exiting confined spaces.

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