Confined Space Supervisors, Training Courses in Northern Ireland
This one-day programme outlines the duties of the entry supervisor under Confined Space regulations and the implications of the Code of Practice when working in a confined space environment. An entry supervisor is anyone empowered by the employer to authorise or directly supervise entry operations in a permit space. It highlights through presentations and discussion key issues when considering confined spaces as well as demonstrating some of the equipment required. Supervisor will acquire knowledge through a combination of lecture presentations, group discussions, film presentations and equipment demonstrations.
- List the implications of the legislation and the Code of Practice on their
- Know space hazards including information on the mode of exposure.
- The signs, or symptoms and consequences of exposure.
- Verify emergency plans and specified entry conditions such as permits, tests, procedures, and equipment before allowing entry.
- Terminate entry and cancel permits when entry operations are completed or if a new condition exists
- Take appropriate measures to remove unauthorised entrants; and
- Ensure that entry operations remain consistent with the entry and that acceptable entry conditions are maintained.
- Describe steps involved in a basic rescue from a confined space.
- Confined Space regulations
- Approved Code of Practice on confined spaces
- Confined space hazards
- Writing an entry permit (what an entry permit must include; the 13 rules)
- Setting up entry permits
- Entry procedures
- Atmospheric testing equipment
- Rescue equipment
- Attendants’ duties
- Breathing apparatus
- Steps involved in basic rescue
- Practical demos