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Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces


Course Information

Low Risk Confined Space Course - Ensuring you are competent o work in low-risk spaces

Date of Next Course:  Upon request

Venue: HFR Solutions Training Centre, Fireservice Headquarters, Hessle, Nr Hull

Duration: One Day

Validation: Three Years

Awarding Body: Trained to National Occupational Standards

This predominantly theoretical training course will allow individuals to be competent to test a confined space atmosphere, select appropriate work equipment, and ensure emergency plans are in place before work commences.




 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 Equipment

For any maintenance or infrastructure work undertaken within confined space environments, the correct equipment must be always used to ensure you comply to relevant health and safety legalisation, maintenance 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. Necessary 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

  • Industry-standard – this course works towards national occupational standards
  • Competence - Delegates will meet the required competencies for working in a low-risk confined space
  • Qualified and experienced trainers - HFR Solutions CIC instructors are specialists in confined space training, rescue and legislation
  • Real-incident experiences - our instructors have handled rescue, in confined space, at height fire, medical and incident response scenarios in real-life 
  • Peace of mind for you– we have successfully delivered numerous confined space courses
  • Skills – workforce development
  • Increased confidence - your delegates will be trained in best practice processes for working in low-risk confined spaces
  • Ability to apply best practice procedures – For implementing fire prevention, manual handling, working at height, first aid and marine survival best practice techniques
  • Safe systems of work – delegates will be able to help implement safe systems of work in their environments
  • Mobile training units - our confined space training can be delivered at your site (In-situ)
  • Purpose-built working at infrastructure - both internal and external unrivalled confined space training infrastructure in the region
  • ISO accredited business - ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO 18001

Learning Outcomes

  • Meeting compliance - better insight into legislation and responsibilities that affect your organisation as well as help to make your organisation compliant
  • Ability to apply best practice procedures - for implementing safer systems of work in confined space
  • Better prepared - delegates will be able to identify low risk confined space and respond in the event of an incident or emergency
  • Upskilled employees and contractors - improved knowledge and confidence for working in confined space
  • Increased capabilities - qualified teams, employees and contractors
  • Legislation - hold a better understanding of how industry legislation effects confined space working environments

Relevant Legislation

For any employees or staff undertaking work within a confined space environment, it may be well worth checking out the following legalisation;

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 Assessments

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations 1992

Related Low Risk Confined Space Links



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Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces

Course Code: CS03

Location - HFR Solutions Training Centre, Hessle

Duration - 1 Day

Closed Course Information

Price per course - £1089.00 + VAT

Max 10 delegates

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