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Medium Risk Confined Space (2 day) - Warrington

This course is about working in confined space environments where there is a medium risk course that a specified hazard may be present. It will require the use of escape breathing apparatus. It will involve the presence of one or more people - positioned outside the confined space - who have designated responsibilities for controlling the entry and dealing with emergencies.

Course content includes

  • Definition of a confined space (HSE, C&G & Water UK)
  • Specified risks
  • Duties under the regulations, preventing the need for entry
  • Risk assessment and hazard identification
  • Atmospheric hazards; gases and gas detection
  • Safe systems of work & Permits to work
  • Roles, responsibilities and top-man/bottom man duties
  • Pre use check, correct use of fall protection equipment
  • Inspection and use of personal escape breathing apparatus
  • Practical exercises and assessments
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