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Enter Confined Space - 2 Days

Duration:
2 Days

Max Students:
12

Designed for:
Our nationally accredited confined space entry training courses are designed to teach participants how to identify confined space hazards and work safely in confined spaces. This training course is designed for people who work in or around confined spaces. Work in / entry to confined spaces shall conform to relevant legislation and AS2865-2009 Safe Working in a Confined Space, or it’s authorised update or replacement.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to participate
Safety footwear, long pants and long sleeves
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Description:
This course applies to persons who are required to enter confined spaces for maintenance purposes, for cleaning, inspection or other reasons. It is required by all persons who are required to enter a confined space. Participants will learn to complete hazard identifications, risk assessments and work permits for confined space operations and how to operate various confined space safety equipment. Practical entries into confined spaces will be made and practical rescue scenarios will also be covered. As defined by the Australian Standard 2865-2009 reassessment is required ‘at appropriate intervals’. The industry regards reassessment on a two to three year cycle as good practice.

Content:

  • Identifying confined spaces & hazards
  • Australian Standards & relevant legislation explained
  • Role & responsibilities of management & employees
  • Risk assessments & hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Confined space work permits & entry procedures
  • Safety procedures & equipment
  • Atmospheric monitoring and gas detection
  • Practical entry into a confined space
  • Emergency procedures
  • Practical rescue from a confined space

Units of Competency

MSMPER205 Enter confined space

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

MSMPER300 Issue work permits

MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis

MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

Assessment:
Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate a workplace and written or oral questions as appropriate.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material and practical activities that simulate a workplace.


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