Confined Space Training- Medium Risk- East Kilbride


When working in confined spaces (CS) workers can become trapped or overcome by fumes, vapours, poisonous or explosive gases.

Avoidable accidents happen in a wide range of industries as CS are not just tanks, vessels or chambers – spaces do not have to be totally enclosed to be considered ‘confined’.

This course is about working in CS environments where there is a medium risk that a specified hazard may be present with also focusing on the time taken to evacuate increases risk to entrants. It will require the use of escape breathing apparatus.

Employers must identify if a work activity, hazards and area of work is, or should be classed as a CS. Anyone working in a CS must be properly trained.

Course objectives/outcomes

Confined Space legislation Laws & Regulations relating to CS

  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Definitions and types of CS
  • Hazards and risks – necessary precautions required
  • Understanding safe systems of work with particular reference to ‘permits to work’ where appropriate

To work safely in medium risk CS

  • Emergency procedures
  • Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers instructions
  • Practical session demonstrating safe exit procedures where delegates use breathing apparatus and 20mtr rescue winch.
  • Test paper/ questions/ handouts and review

Course Requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

Delegates are required to have the following PPE

  • Steel Toe Capped Safety Boots with Mid Sole Protection
  • Safety Helmet
  • Hi-Viz Vest at minimum
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Course Summary

  • 2 Day Course
  • 9am – 5pm


East Kilbride

Additional information


22/07/2024, 08/08/2024, 12/08/2024, 27/08/2024, 29/08/2024

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