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June 01, 2021

Introduction

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by Steering Group 04/05/2021 - Content from sections introductions

Introduction

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by Steering Group 04/05/2021 - Content from sections introductions


May 28, 2021

Control measure - Effective communications: Below ground structures

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Hazard - Below ground structures

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Hazard - Unstable or collapsed natural or built environments

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Hazard - Unstable or collapsed natural or built environments

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Control measure - Safe system of work: Unstable or collapsed natural or built environments

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021. Content from: Safe system of work: Unstable or collapsed excavations Cordon controls: Unstable or collapsed excavations Have an effective recovery system

Control measure - Cordon controls: Unstable or collapsed natural or built environments

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021.

Control measure - Safe system of work: Unstable or collapsed natural or built environments

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021. Content from: Safe system of work: Unstable or collapsed excavations Cordon controls: Unstable or collapsed excavations Have an effective recovery system

Height, structures and confined spaces


May 27, 2021

Control measure - Understand and control ventilation systems in tunnels

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Height, structures and confined spaces

Height, structures and confined spaces

Height, structures and confined spaces


May 26, 2021

Height, structures and confined spaces

Height, structures and confined spaces

Height, structures and confined spaces

Hazard - Above ground structures

Created following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021. Content from section

Height, structures and confined spaces

Height, structures and confined spaces

Hazard - Confined space environment

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Control measure - Avoid entry: Confined space

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Hazard - Confined space environment

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Identify the location of suitable access and egress routes before committing personnel to a confined space

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Consider limiting the time personnel can be committed to working in a confined space

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Account for extended times in the incident plan due to difficulties operating in a confined space 

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Allocate sufficient personnel to support the use of PPE and RPE that has been implemented for confined space working

Archived following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Ensure that access and egress is appropriate for the operations being undertaken within the confined ...

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Identify the appropriate PPE and RPE for confined space work

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Use only ATEX approved equipment in confined spaces if there is a risk of an explosive atmosphere

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021


May 25, 2021

Tactical Action - Ensure that emergency arrangements are maintained and resourced for the duration that personnel are committed to confined spaces

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Establish and maintain a recovery system for personnel deployed into confined space environments 

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Establish what recovery systems have been employed before the fire and rescue service arrived

Archived following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - If isolation or removal of electrical or mechanical equipment is possible, ensure that it occurs ...

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Consider contingency arrangements where there is a risk of gases, liquids and other flowing materials into a confined space

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Isolate all sources of liquid ingress to confined spaces where possible

Archived following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Identify the potential for liquids to enter confined spaces, including surface water

Archived following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Isolate the confined space or sources to prevent the ingress of gas, liquids or flowing materials

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Investigate the possibility of ingress from gas, liquids or flowing materials into the confined space, including surface water 

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Refer to information provided by SSRI site working plan or the responsible person, about the storage ...

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Control measure - Safe system of work: Atmospheric conditions - HSC

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021. Content from: Carry out atmospheric testing and monitoring Provide ventilation Isolate or limit gases, liquids and other flowing materials

Control measure - Safe system of work: Atmospheric conditions - HSC

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021. Content from: Carry out atmospheric testing and monitoring Provide ventilation Isolate or limit gases, liquids and other flowing materials

Tactical Action - Consider the controlled removal of materials, to reduce the quantity of gases being released

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Isolate or limit all ignition sources before ventilating if flammable gases may be present

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Isolate or limit all ignition sources before ventilating a confined space where flammable gases are present

Archived following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Consider ventilation to improve internal conditions

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Consider requesting specialist advice or assistance for atmospheric detection, identification and monitoring

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Tactical Action - Carry out testing and monitoring of the atmosphere and use the results to inform the incident plan

No change following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Strategic Action - Consider providing equipment to ventilate confined spaces

No change following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021

Strategic Action - Enable access to suitable atmospheric monitoring equipment that can be used for multiple applications

Revised following approval of Height, structures and confined spaces. Second edition, version 1 by NFCC Steering Group 04/05/2021