“Confined space” means any place, including any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or other similar space in which, by virtue of its enclosed nature, there arises a reasonably foreseeable specified risk.
One of our new courses for 2013, the confined space course offers delegates an understanding of who needs to enter such workplaces understand the requirements of the law, the need for risk assessments and safe systems of work and how to apply these practically, as well as providing them with a permit for proof of training.
Whether you are employed by a company or self employed Confined Spaces training is important to keep you and others safe.
– The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
Other legislation may apply, depending on where the confined space is situated or on the task being carried out.
– Confined spaces within Machinery
The provisions and use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER) and the workplace, (Health, Safety & Welfare) regualtions 1992 apply.
– Equipment required before entering a confined space
The personal protective equipment regulations 2002 and the personal protective equipment at work regulations 1992 apply.
To book or find out more, please call JMS Training team on 0845 457 0000