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Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces - Renewable


Course Information

Date of Next Course: Upon request

Venue: Immingham West, Fire Station, Immingham

Duration: Two Days

Validation: Three Years

Awarding Body: Trained to National Occupational Standards

To give individuals a thorough understanding of the dangers of working in the Renewable Sector Medium Risk confined spaces, where there may be a Specified Risk present. The course is a blend of theory and practical learning, working to National Occupational Standards and is designed to ensure personnel comply with the Confined Space Regulations 1997.

Delegates will gain the skills and knowledge to work in medium risk confined space, operate a Safe System of Work, and carry out self and assisted rescue including use of Escape Breathing Apparatus in a hazardous environment.


 Current confined space legislation  Recognition of confined spaces
 Dangers associated with these areas  Hazardous atmospheres
  Use of multi-gas monitor  Human respiratory system
 Risk assessments  Permits to work
 Safe systems of work for entry into confined space  Methods of communication
 Disease and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces  Use of self-contained escape breathing apparatus
 Emergency procedures on/off-shore    Rescue and recovery of casualties
 Course assessment and feedback  


Confined Space Renewables Training Courses | Understand the risks of working in confined space in the renewables sector

Practical Exercises

  Self-evacuation  Casualty rescue
  Usage of an escape set   Taking gas monitors readings
 Delegates assessing changing conditions  Importance of commuunications

Undertaking your daily duties in medium risk confined spaces, in a safe working environment and controlled manner requires a thorough understanding of the entry points, dangers and hazards these environments present. HFR Solutions CIC Confined Space Renewables training course will ensure your confined space workers feel comfortable, confident and capable of working in these environments.

Confined Space Equipment & Personal Protection

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

  Breathing apparatus (Escape sets/airline/SCBA) Commujnications (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 Confined Space Renewables comprehensive two-day training course will upskill your employees and provide them with the skills and knowledge to work in a medium risk confined space, operate a safe system of work, be able to deliver a self-assisted rescue in a hazardous environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Upskilled employees and contractors - Better knowledge and confidence for working in confined space environments
  • Rescue techniques - Will be able to apply appropriate rescue techniques
  • Better prepared - Delegates will be able to identify confined space entry points and implement safer systems of work
  • Specialist knowledge - Such as how to operate an escape set
  • Equipment use - Understand how to operate a multi-gas detector
  • Able to apply safe systems of work - Implement best practice procedures
  • Increased capabilities - qualified employees and contractors
  • Legislation - Hold a better insight into legalisation associated with confined space working

Relevant Legislation

For any members of staff, contractors or employees undertaking project or infrastructure work within a confined space environment, we would suggest reviewing currently legalisation and how it may affect your organisation;

Confined Space Regulations 1997

Confined Spaces within 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 Assessment

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations 1992

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"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

Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces - Renewable

Course Code: CS07

Location - HFR Solutions Training Centre, Hessle

Duration - 2 Days

Closed Course Information

Price per course - £2904.00 + VAT

Max 10 delegates

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