Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

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Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
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Statement of Attainment


This course is to train participants in the requirements of AS2865:2009 (Safe working in confined spaces) and covers all aspects of working safely in confined spaces and safety equipment used. This course will cover the Unit of Competence - RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces from RII09 training package.

This course is 2 days of training and the program is structured as follows:

Day 1 - Confined Space (includes Confined Space Awareness)

Day 2 - Confined Space (includes Confined Space Refresher)

Pre-reading material will be sent to participants prior to course.

Participants will cover areas such as what is a confined space and what makes it a confined space, regulations and legislations, confined space hazards - atmospheric and other, entry permits, risk assessments, hot work permits, entry and exit register, rescue procedures and a practical component which encompasses a rescue on a life size dummy. Participants will also learn atmospheric monitoring and testing (air quality register), Ventilation (negative and positive) and purging of a confined space which contains flammable contaminates, Harness, Tripod & Rope Rescue Device use and limitations and effectiveness, Isolation (lock-out and tag-out procedures), apply basic first aid and basic fire fighting techniques, exit the confined space according to procedure, access cover is replaced and paperwork completed in accordance with regulatory and legislative requirements along with ensuring their work area is clean and cleared from materials, tools and equipment cleaned, checked, maintained and stored appropriately and barriers and signs are removed.

Entry Requirements

There are no requirements for this course

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