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Confined Space Awareness

A confined space is an area which is substantially enclosed (though not always entirely) and is one where serious injury can occur from hazardous substances or conditions within the confined space or near to the space (e.g. lack of oxygen).
A number of people are killed or seriously injured in the UK each year in confined spaces. These incidents occur across a wide range of industries, from those involving complicated machinery through to simple storage solutions.

Course Duration: 1 Day


Course Content

  • Facts and figures regarding accidents in confined spaces
  • The consequences of failure.

Health and safety law

  • Discussion of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations
  • Particular attention to Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and their relationship to other regulations.

Confined Spaces Regulation 1997

  • Definitions
  • Duties
  • Risk assessment
  • Preventing the need for entry
  • Safe working in confined spaces
  • Emergency procedure
  • Plant and equipment.

Course Benefits:

• Conformance to the Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
• Reduced risk of accidents and incidents
• Reduction in company costs due to reduction in incident related costs

Personnel involved in supervising, planning or execution of work resulting in entry to confined spaces are recommended to take this course.
On successful completion of this course candidates will receive Training 4 Industry Certificate of Attendance.

Trainee Requirements:

Candidates are required to bring their PPE:- 

Hard Hat

Safety Boots

High visable vest

Safety Goggles 

No previous experience is required to attend this course.


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