Safe Systems of Work

Confined Space Entry

This course aims to provide learners with an overview of the definition confined space and the risks of entering confined spaces.  The course sets out the procedures for entering a confined space, the personal protective equipment to used when entering a confined space and the importance of having a safe system of work procedure in-place. 
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Learning Outcomes

LO1 Explain what is meant by a Confined Space
LO2 Give examples of Confined Spaces
LO3 Describe the dangers that can be caused by confined space entry work
LO4 Identify the key pieces of legislation that help to control confined space entry work
LO5 Explain how to avoid entering confined spaces
LO6 Explain the importance of having a Safe System of Work in place
LO7 Describe individual roles and responsibilities involved in Confined Space Entry Work
LO8 Explain the requirements for gas testing
LO9 Identify acceptable levels for atmospheric test results
LO10 Give examples of Confined Space Entry site safety equipment
LO11 Explain the actions to take in an emergency situation
LO12 Explain Confined Space Entry alarm procedures