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Control measure
Avoid entry

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Avoid entry to reduce risk of injury to personnel and worsening conditions in a confined space

Understand:

  • The regulations associated with making entry to a confined space (see also equivalent devolved legislation)
  • The hazards and risks associated with confined space
  • The limitations of a person’s knowledge, training and equipment so they can risk assess and make informed tactical decisions in the confined space environment

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Avoid entry to reduce risk of injury to personnel and worsening conditions in a confined space

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Evaluate options that avoid the need to work in a confined space
  • Risk assess the confined space prior to committing personnel when entry is unavoidable