Confined Spaces

“Confined space” means any place, which by virtue of its enclosed nature poses a foreseeable risk.

A confined space can be any of the following: any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or any other similar space.

The confined space course provides delegates an understanding of who needs to enter such workplaces, understand the requirements of the law, the need for risk assessments, 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.

Related Legislation

– The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
Other legislation may apply, depending on where the confined space is situated and on the nature of the task being undertaken.

– Confined spaces within machinery
The provisions use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER) the workplace, (Health, Safety & Welfare) regulations 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 to find out more, call the JMS Training team on 0845 457 0000