Confined Space Awareness IOL

A staggering number of workers are killed or seriously injured every year in confined spaces. This is sometimes due to lack of knowledge or training with associated risks in working within a confined space. This course is intended for people who require an awareness of the risks, hazards and equipment associated with confined spaces.


A staggering number of workers are killed or seriously injured every year in confined spaces. This is often due to lack of knowledge or training with associated risks in working within a confined space. This course is intended for personel across the energy sector who require an awareness of the risks, hazards and equipment associated with confined spaces.

  • Current legislation.
  • Recognition of confined spaces.
  • Dangers associated with confined spaces.
  • Appreciation of the different types of atmospheres.
  • Use of gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres.
  • Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment, i.e. ropes, harnesses and man riding hoists.
  • Different types of full working Breathing Apparatus and ancillary equipment.
  • Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces.
  • Methods of communication.
  • Manning levels.
  • Emergency procedures

To provide awareness about:
How to identify a Confined Space
Hazards and the importance of implementing appropriate Control Measures
Rules, Regulations and Best Practice for entering a Confined Space
Specific Roles and Responsibilities when working with Confined Space
Safety Systems of Work that need to be in place before entering a Confined Space
Emergency Procedures and Emergency Rescue Planning