Confined Space Entrant/Attendant (Onboard)

The purpose of the Confined Space Entry course is to impart on the delegates the education necessary to operate safely in a confined space atmosphere and what hazards they may encounter


The following course content is discussed:

  • Confined Space Definition
  • Associated legislation
  • Physical Hazards and Atmospheres
  • Safe Atmosphere
  • Oxygen Enrichment & Deficiency
  • H2s
  • Methane
  • Carbon Monoxide & Dioxide
  • Contaminants
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Effective Training
  • Isolations
  • Access, Egress and Lighting
  • Ventilation type procedures
  • Atmospheric Testing
  • Gas Detector Types
  • Testing in a Confined Space
  • Stand By Personnel
  • Air Movers and BA Sets
  • PPE and First Aid
  • Communication Equipment

At the end of this course, the delegates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Awareness of the current legislation
  • Awareness of the associated physical hazards
  • Awareness of the types of gases that are found in a confined space
  • Know what is deemed as a safe atmosphere
  • Know the characteristics and behaviors of confined space gases
  • Aware of the systems of work that must be in place before working in a confined space
  • Aware of the isolation procedures
  • Know of the types of gas monitors available to test with in a confined space
  • Aware of the roles and responsibilities of the stand by person
  • Aware of air movers and their procedures when using in a confined space
  • Know what an escape set is and what its limitations are when in use
  • The required PPE, RPE and other equipment needed when working in a confined space