HS3 Confined Space Rescue and Training

Practice Course, Fall Protection, Toxic Atmospheres, Breathing Devices and Davit Arm Rescue. All in one Complete Confined Spaces Course.

Who is the Course for?

The course is addressed to workers, supervisors, rescuers, OSH managers and industry managers, who have to work in Confined Spaces.

Course Content:

  • What is "confined space"?
  • Reasons for entering a confined space
  • Permit-required confined spaces (PRCS)
  • Examples of enclosed spaces that may be work permitted spaces
  • Where are the confined spaces?
  • Why are confined spaces dangerous for workers?
  • What is "entry" into a confined space?
  • Using alternative "Entry" procedures in confined spaces
  • Elements of the “Confined Space Program”
  • Workplace evaluation procedures - What is a written plan?
  • Identifying enclosed spaces
  • Warning signs
  • Hazard identification procedures
  • Procedures and practices
  • Work permit for enclosed spaces
  • Training of Authorized Persons, Participants and Supervisors
  • Danger control in "Confined Spaces"
  • Chapters of the work permit in closed spaces
  • Validity of the work permit indoors
  • Cancellation of the work permit indoors
  • Reviewing the work permit indoors
  • Hazard categories in the enclosed space
  • Dangerous atmospheres
  • Oxygen deficiency
  • Enriching the amount of oxygen
  • Combustible and flammable gases
  • Lower Flammability Limits (LFL) and Lower Explosive Limits (LEL)
  • Upper Flammability Limit (UFL) and Upper Explosive Limit (UEL)
  • Flammability limits
  • Atmospheres with combustible dust
  • Toxic atmospheres
  • Irritant / corrosive atmospheres
  • Monitoring and testing of hazardous atmospheres
  • Closed Space Atmosphere Verification Order (OCT)
  • Samples of the atmosphere in the closed space
  • Instruments for testing the atmosphere in closed spaces
  • Acquisition of monitoring tools
  • What does “immediate danger to life or health” (IDLH) mean?
  • Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
  • Types of physical hazards encountered indoors
  • Mechanical hazards
  • Dangers of skin contact
  • Dangers of closed access
  • Danger of slipping and tripping
  • Dangers of falling from a height
  • Personal protective equipment against falling from a height
  • Dangers related to the temperature of the working environment
  • Communication problems
  • Dangers of excessive sound
  • High pressure hazards
  • Electrical hazards
  • Vibrations
  • Dangers due to impact
  • Capture hazards
  • Danger of sinking
  • Other physical hazards
  • Elimination and substitution of hazards
  • Control of enclosed spaces through technical solutions
  • Administrative control of enclosed spaces
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Control of toxic atmospheres
  • Ventilation of enclosed spaces
  • Ensuring adequate ventilation
  • Respiratory protection
  • Inspection of enclosed spaces
  • Responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of the closed space supervisor
  • Responsibilities of staff working indoors
  • Responsibilities of the staff participating (accompanying) to work indoors
  • Responsibilities of the rescue team indoors
  • Why do closed spaces kill so many people?
  • Emergencies indoors
  • Preventing death during rescue from an enclosed space
  • Training to save indoors
  • Three training strategies
  • Informing rescuers
  • Rescue plan
  • Save simulations
  • Reassessing the rescue plan
  • Rescue with the employer's team
  • Saving with the team outside the company
  • Rescue services
  • For employers
  • For emergency service providers
  • Entry versus non-entry into an enclosed space
  • Indoor rescue equipment
  • Complex belt and closed space recovery equipment
  • Confined Spaces training instructions
  • General topics for indoor training
  • Specific training
  • Training for participants
  • Training for rescue personnel indoors
  • Checking the training
  • Risk assessment and work permit
  • PPE verification
  • Safe ascent / descent on a vertical ladder
  • Positioning, restricting
  • Alternative means of connection
  • Access and rescue devices
  • Descending and ascending
  • Moving while inside a confined Space
  • Rescue from enclosed spaces

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    Trainee Requirements

    • Min. 18 years old
    • Good Health Standing
    • “Working at Height Capable” – medical certificate
    • HS0 certification or similar

    Theoretical course / course location

    • Safety Academy HQ
    • Client HQ
    • Duration: 4 hours

    Practical course / course location

    • Safety Academy HQ
    • Client HQ
    • Duration: 20 hours

    Instructions for the theoretical exam

    The theoretical part of the course ends with a test. Make sure you read and master the material in each module to give the correct answer to the questions. Choose the correct answer. Each question has only one correct answer. To take the test you must answer all the questions. The scale for passing the test is at least 80% correct answers. If you have not reached the scale, come back and answer again.

    Instructions for the Practice Exam

    The practical part of the course starts only after the test for the theoretical part has been passed. The programming for the practical part is done according to the trainers’ program. The practical part ends with an evaluation (practical test) of the degree of mastery of the student’s knowledge, made by the trainer. If the practical evaluation has been passed successfully, the certificate of graduation of the course is issued. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

    Min. trainee number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 4 person
    • Client’s HQ: 4 person

    Safety Academy will schedule the practical course and will notify you when there is a group of at least 4 people.

    Max. trainee number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 6 person / 3 days
    • Client HQ: 6 person / 3 days

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