ECITB Confined Space Appreciation

Course Aims 

This Training Standard is theory only and is designed for those who work with confined space workers such as supervisors and managers. 

Course Outcomes 

Upon completion, delegates will receive an ECITB Accredited Certificate which is valid for 3 years 

Duration: ½ day (4 hours) 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course 

Course Content and Key Activities 

  • Health and Safety and Environmental legislation and regulations 

  • Purpose and nature of local documents and procedures. 

  • Lone working practices

  • How to identify a confined space

  • Specific hazards that can occur in confined spaces. 

  • Communication methods during work in confined spaces. 

  • Authorisations for entry

  • Confined space entry procedures 

  • How to monitor conditions and work activity 

  • The roles of a team required to work in high risk confined spaces 

  • The use of tools and equipment in high risk confined spaces 

  • Decontamination 

  • The procedure for closing down the work area when space is vacated 

  • Rescue plans and emergency procedures 

  • Emergency recording and reporting procedures 

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