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Managing Confined Space

Course 248

Managing Confined SpaceCourse Duration

Days: 1


1 – 10

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate should have an understanding of:

  • The definition and categorisation of confined spaces.
  • The principal requirements of The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997.
  • Responsibilities under other relevant regulations/legislation.
  • The principal duties of the person responsible for managing entry into a confined space.
  • Carrying out risk assessments.
  • Developing safe systems of work using permit to work systems.
  • Putting emergency arrangements in place.
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Course Summary

  • Definition of a confined space and specified risks
  • Background to legislative requirements for risk assessment
  • Relevant regulations/legislations
  • Definition of a confined space and specified risks
  • Legal requirements for working in confined spaces
  • Safe systems of work
  • Emergency arrangements
  • Permit to work
  • Gas monitoring
  • Awareness of tripod/winch
  • Awareness of harness
  • Awareness of lifeline
  • Identify low risk scenario
  • Identify medium risk scenario
  • Identify high risk scenario
  • Rescue planning
  • Awareness of escape sets/breathing apparatus

Who Should Attend

Those persons who are responsible for managing all aspects of entry into confined spaces which include normal working and emergency situations, and who are responsible for the preparation of safe systems of work as required under Section 2(2) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and Confined Spaces Regulations 1997.


Central Training Services Limited Theory and Practical Certificate – Valid for 3 years.

Refresher Period

Managing Confined Space Refresher Course recommended after 3 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

This is a classroom based awareness course only.
Delegates attending only this course are not qualified for entry into confined spaces.

Recommended Follow-On Courses

Breathing Apparatus
Confined Space Entry – Low Risk
Confined Space Entry using escape sets – Medium Risk
Confined Space Entry using breathing apparatus – High Risk
Confined Space Rescue

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