City & Guilds course covering medium risk confined spaces where there are access issues. This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to operate in a medium risk confined space environment.
- Health & safety overview
- 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
Who Should Attend
Those who work in Medium Risk confined spaces:
Medium risk confined spaces exist where there is a realistic expectation of encountering a specified risk or the possible introduction of a specified risk during the work activity.
It will also not be possible to have a person permanently attached to a safety line and is usually a team entry which moves away from the entry point (e.g. man entry sewers, utility service, subway tunnels, tanks, chambers, aqueducts and complex wet wells).
Delegates must be 18 years old to attend this course.
Please be aware that the safe working load (SWL) of equipment used during the practical session of this course is 136KG.
If a delegate who wishes to attend is above than this weight, please contact us on 0800 246 1483 to check if additional provisions can be made for your chosen course.