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Confined Space Training - TSCS2

Entry Into Confined Spaces With Escape Breathing Apparatus

Course Reference TSCS2

This training course is designed for any individuals who may need to make an emergency escape from a confined space with an escape breathing apparatus, and for those who assist with confined space operations. It will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of legislation and the dangers of confined spaces, and to enable them to enter, work and leave confined spaces including vertical shafts using only escape breathing apparatus.

Course Content

  • Definition of Confined Spaces
  • Types of Confined Spaces
  • Confined Space Regulations 1997
  • Associated Legislation
  • Confined Space Hazards
  • Safe Working Procedures
  • Methods of Communication
  • Top Man Duties
  • Atmosphere Monitoring and Ventilation
  • Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Access Equipment – Tripods, Winches, Retrieval Systems and Safety Harnesses
  • Escape Breathing Apparatus – Facemask and Hood type
  • Risks Assessment
  • Permit to Work
  • Accident/Emergency Procedures and Self Rescue
  • Practical Exercise and Assessment

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, delegates will be competent in the following:-

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal requirements surrounding confined space operations.
  • Identify a confined space and its reasonable foreseeable risks.
  • Implement control measures to either eliminate or reduce the potential risks.
  • Organising and implementing appropriate accident and emergency procedures.
  • Identify the wide range of confined space safety equipment and its uses.
  • The safe use and maintenance of escape breathing apparatus.
  • Select appropriate methods of risk control.
  • Conduct an entry into a confined space using escape breathing apparatus and appropriate ancillary safety equipment, in a safe and efficient manner.

Certification

Delegates who successfully complete this course will receive a card and a certificate. These are both valid for 3 years.