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Management of Confined Spaces


Course Information

Date of Next Course: Monday 4th - Tuesday 5th October


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Venue: HFR Solutions - Hessle or Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, North Lincolnshire, DN39 6AB 

Duration: Two Days 

Validation: Three Years

Awarding Body: Trained to National Occupational Standards

Delegates will gain a thorough insight into the risks and dangers of working in confined space

To assist individuals to gain the skills and knowledge to understand the dangers of working in a confined space environment and to be able to operate a Safe System of Work under the Confined Space Regulations 1997. 

Management of Confined Spaces  Course - help to manage work in confined spaces


 Current confined space legislation  Recognition of confined spaces 
 Dangers associated with these areas  Hazardous atmospheres
 Use of multi-gas monitors (theory + practical)  Human respiratory system
 Use of correct PPE in confined space  Risk assessments
 Permits to work  Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces
 Methods of communication  Disease and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces
 Using and testing of confined space equipment under LOLER   Emergency procedures
 Course assessment and feedback  

Confined Space Related Equipment

For any maintenance or project work undertaken within a confined space, the correct equipment and personnel protection must be always used to ensure you comply to relevant health and safety legalisation, project work is undertaken in a safe manner and controlled environment and providing the contractor, employee or technician with the confidence to undertake their work safely. Essential equipment for confined space working should include:

 Breathing apparatus (Escape sets/airline/SCBA)  Communications (Radios)
 Entry and exit logs  Multi-gas monitors
 Portable lighting (Intrinsically safe/ATEX approved)  PPE (helmet, gloves, harness, RPE etc)


Course Benefits

HFR Solutions CIC Management of Confined Spaces comprehensive two-day training course provides delegates with the insight and knowledge to work effectively in a low risk confined space and operate safer working processes.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates who attend will benefit from the following learner outcomes;

  • Specialist knowledge - Such as how to operate escape breathing apparatus set and undertake self and appropriate rescue techniques
  • Rescue techniques - Apply associated rescue techniques
  • Hazard identification - Have an understanding of the hazards associated with confined space environments
  • Equipment use - Identify the equipment needed for confined space entry and operate a multi-gas detector
  • Able to apply safe systems of work - Implement safer working processes and work safely in confined space areas to meet legislative standards
  • Increased capabilities - qualified teams, employees and contractors
  • Upskilled employees and contractors - Better knowledge and confidence for working in medium risk confined space working environments
  • Better prepared - Delegates will be able to identify confined space and response in the event of an incident or emergency
  • Legislation - Have a better understanding of how industry legislation effects confined space working areas

Relevant Legislation

For a better understanding of existing confined space regulations and how this may affect your organisation;

Confined Space Regulations 1997

Confined Spaces and Machinery

  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
  • Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992
  • Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

Required Equipment

  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992

Risk Assessments

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations 1992

Related Confined Space Working Links





"We learnt a lot regarding the equipment we needed to invest in for greater efficiency, for example, the type of winches needed for use in confined space & rescue. Going through the confined space entry and rescue training also allowed us to assess our equipment and use HFR Solutions CIC´s experience in getting it improved and renewed".

Neil Hardy, Safety Officer, Synthomer

Management of Confined Spaces

Course Code: CS05

Location - Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, North Lincolnshire, DN39 6AB 

Duration - 2 Days

Closed Course Information

Price per course - £2904.00 + VAT

Max 10 delegates

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