The CABWI Medium Risk Confined Space course is a specialised training program designed for individuals who are required to work in medium-risk confined spaces. This CABWI accredited course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and control risks associated with confined spaces, as well as how to safely supervise and oversee work being completed in these environments.

The course covers a wide range of topics related to working in confined spaces, including the identification of medium-risk confined spaces, hazard identification and risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and safe entry and exit procedures. Participants will also learn about the importance of communication, teamwork, and emergency procedures in confined spaces, as well as how to supervise and oversee work safely.

Course Syllabus

• Identify and use appropriate protective equipment

• Fall arrest blocks and their use

• Categorise the type of confined space and identify associated risks

• Use of gas and atmosphere monitoring equipment

• The use of escape breathing apparatus sets

• Use of the tripod entry system

• Safe systems of work for confined spaces

Participants will learn to assess confined spaces and determine the most appropriate safety equipment. They will learn to monitor conditions to ensure their continued safety, and on completion of the course they will be able to ascertain the most effective and safest way to enter and exit the space.

Learn how to choose the correct harness, how to fit and use it securely. You will also learn how to use gas and atmosphere monitoring equipment, as well as the legal requirements associated with working in confined spaces.

The level 2 Medium Risk Confined Space Training course also teaches the use of tripods for gaining entry/exit and staging rescues. This type of course can benefit rescuers, as well as workers and managers or supervisors.

All candidates will be taught the skills that are required to work in accordance with the Confined Space Regulations 1997 L101 (third edition).

CABWI Medium Risk Confined Space Course Requirements

In order to safely take part in the training, all candidates must be able to work in a dark space without aid or assistance. It will also be necessary for any candidate to sign a medical release form, stating that they are medically fit to be able to complete the work. Candidates should not suffer from claustrophobia, because they may be required to work in tight and confined areas.

• Participants will be required to undergo some physical exertion

• No previous experience needed

• Students should not suffer from claustrophobia

• Students must sign a medical form before commencement

• Course duration – 2 days • Recertification period – 3 years


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