Confined Space Rescue

The course is suitable for persons who are required to work in areas where there may be a risk of unhealthy atmosphere and those who may be required to act as rescue personnel and manage or supervise persons’ evacuation from confined space. Participants completing this course will understand the legislative requirements detailed in the OH&S Regulation and relevant Standards, Workover Codes of Practice and the operation and maintenance of associated Emergency safety equipment used for rescuing workers from confined space.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand permit-required confined space entry standards
  • Health and safety hazards associated with confined space work
  • Understand OSHA's alternate entry procedures for select permit-required confined spaces
  • Identify the entry permits
  • Perform duties of entrants, attendants and entry supervisors
  • Understand confined rescue requirements
  • Understand types of rescue
  • Identfy equipment required for rescue operation
  • Perform different rescue procedures
  • Understand SCBA and its limitations
  • Self-safety in rescue operation
  • Practical demonstration of different rescue operations