confined spaces

One of the most dangerous jobs in the industrial setting involves the entry into confined spaces. Many lives are needlessly lost by both ill-prepared employees and poorly trained would-be rescuers.

Target Audience
Aimed at personnel working in and around Confined Spaces
    Course Content
    Delegates will be given theoretical input with the practical use of Gas monitors and a variety of associated Personal Protective Equipment. Persons would be required to enter our tank (confine space). The syllabus focuses on:
    • Air Monitoring
      • Hazardous Gas Data
      • Hazardous Gas Testing Instruments/Detectors
      • Calibration
      • Hazardous Gas Testing Procedures
    • Confined Space Hazards
      • Atmospheric
      • Physical
      • Biological
      • Mechanical
      • Electrical
    • Introduction to Confined Space
      • Purpose, Scope, Definitions
      • Types of Confined Spaces
      • Permit Spaces Vs Non-Permit Spaces
      • Personnel Roles and Responsibilities
      • Training Requirements as per 29 CFR 1910.146 (g)
    • Regulation/Permit
      • Compliance Regulations
      • Permit to work Requirements
    • Controlling Confined Space Hazards
      • Preparation and Space Isolation Techniques (Lock Out/ Tag Out Procedures, Double Block and Bleed, Blinding and Blanking Establishing Work Zones)
      • Ventilation & Atmospheric Controls (Mechanical Ventilation, Natural, Inerting, Purging)
    • Personal Protective Equipment/Personal Safety
      • Types of PPE (Head, Hand, Foot, Body, Eye/Face, Ear)
      • Levels of Protection
      • Respiratory Protection (Supplied Air, SCBA, Air Purifying)
    • Overview of Rescue
      • Communication
      • Entry and Exit
      • Hierarchy of Rescue Team
    • Making an Entry Safely
      • The Perfect Entry
      • Participants would be required to enter a tank (confine space) at our facility to simulate all theory
      Duration

      One day (8 hours)