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Confined Spaces

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People who work in confined spaces are at greater risk of danger. It is therefore important that they know how to protect themselves and other workers. This course covers working best practices and legislation around how to work in confined spaces.

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Our Confined Spaces course will cover everything that you need to know about confined spaces, including why confined spaces are so dangerous, as well as the hazards associated with them. We will also cover the legislation on confined spaces, including the Health and Safety at Work 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, as well as the Confined Spaces Regulation 1997. This course looks at why it is important to do risk assessments and look at the responsibilities surrounding risk assessments, we will also look at the 5 steps that should be taken when carrying out a risk assessment.

Covering units of risk assessments specifically for smaller spaces as well as various equipment that can be used, upon completion students will have a much deeper knowledge of how to reduce the level of danger when working in confined spaces. Training for staff and special consideration that need to be taken into account will be explained in detail. We finish off by looking at the possible emergencies at work and will look at some examples of confined space emergencies and the types of confined space rescue.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Explains the risks and best practices when working in confined spaces
  • Counted as staff training for confined spaces
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Confined Spaces – In our first unit we will be introduced to what a confined space is and will look at some examples of confined spaces, we will also explore the legislation on confined spaces.
  • Unit 2 – Identifying, Assessing and Controlling risks – In this unit we will explore the importance of risk assessments and what the law requires, we will also look at the legal, moral and financial reasons for carrying out a risk assessment.
  • Unit 3 – Safety Aspects for Consideration – This unit will explore the requirements for controls in the Confined Spaces Regulation (1997) it will also look at what a safe system of work is and will explore the sections that should be covered in a confined space safe system of work.
  • Unit 4 – Training and Safety Equipment – This unit will explore the confined space training and look at why it is required, we will explore some of the legislation that requires employers to provide information, instruction and training to employees. We will also explore the other types of safety equipment that is used.
  • Unit 5 – Emergency Procedures – In our final unit we will be introduced to emergencies at work and will look at some examples of confined space emergencies and types of confined space rescue. We will also explore the requirements for the following emergency arrangements in further detail.
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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Confined Spaces
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