Confined Space High Risk Rescue Training 6150-05

Recommended For

For all persons who are required to work in an environment where it is necessary to enter the space using Self Contained Breathing Apparatus or Air-line equipment. Where entry to the space is non-standard and will require specialist equipment to gain access. Persons who are required to be a part of a Rescue Team involved with the Confined Space workings. The course covers practical sessions using rescue equipment available within a standard rescue kit.

Course Objective

To enable the candidate to hold a good understanding of the requirements and procedures to rescue from High Risk Spaces. To become fully competent with standard rescue equipment which also includes after use inspections and general checking of the apparatus. To become a useful member of a Rescue Team with an extensive understanding of Rescue systems.

Course Content

Hazards found within Confined Spaces.
Safe systems of work to enter High Risk Spaces.
Use of Gas monitoring equipment and atmosphere testing.
Use of full Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.
Use of Breathing Apparatus Air-line equipment.
The use of pre rigged rescue equipment.
Selection use and assembly of simple pulley systems.
Use of Quad-pod / Tripod systems to gain entry to spaces.
Emergency procedures within the space.
Casualty management and Rescue from within the space.
Rescue plans for Confined space entry.

Skill Base

To be able to carry out Risk Assessments prior to entering the space
Connection of the casualty to the rescue equipment.
Implementing simple pulley systems.
Overcoming friction issues by using the correct placement of edge protection.
To become competent in the use of full Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and set malfunction.
To become competent in the use of full Breathing Apparatus Air-line equipment.
Be able to construct and use a Quad-pod / Tripod system for vertical entry into the space.
Be able to construct bespoke Rescue systems and operate as part of a Rescue Team.
To be able to implement and understand rescue plans for high risk confined spaces.

Course Requirements

Candidates must hold a valid in date Confined Space High Risk certificate that must be produced prior to the commencement of the course. Candidates must be able to identify, enter and withdraw from risk areas in accordance with the Confined Space Regulations 1997.

Medical Requirements

A Reax statement of medical fitness to be signed prior to the commencement of the course. A reasonable level of fitness will be required to complete the practical element of this course. All candidates should not suffer with claustrophobic issues.

Course Information

Valid for: 3 Years
Duration: 2 Day
Ratio: 1:6
Assessment: Practical & Written
City & Guilds: £38.30