At the successful completion of this course the trainee will be able to; identify hazards and controls within confined spaces; develop an emergency procedure plan; and complete the necessary documentation required for a confined space entry.
Both theory and practical lessons covering the following:
Required legal documents covering confined space entry.
Examples of confined spaces.
The main hazards of confined spaces are identified in terms of their potential for serious harm.
Control measures to eliminate or minimise the confined spaces risk.
Develop an emergency procedure plan including evacuation strategies, emergency action when first discovered, confined space safety watch duties.
Conduct confined space entries (various scenarios).
Conduct confined space rescues (various scenarios).
NZQA Unit Standard
Revision of unit standards:
17599 Plan a confined space entry
18426 Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces
Attendance NumbersMinimum of 8, maximum of 10 trainees per trainer. Course Duration1 day
Entry Criteria Competency in US 17599 requires trainees to demonstrate a level of written and spoken English to be able to read and interpret Permits To Work and any supporting Certificates for a Confined Space entry, and report clearly within these document. This course requires a level of fitness to demonstrate competency for the skill being trained.
Note The gas testing component can be refreshed also if applicable Unit Standards are held: Unit Standards 25510 or 3058.
Previous training evidence must be sighted prior to attendance.