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Control measure
Safe systems of work: Confined spaces

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe working: Confined spaces

Understand: 

  • The need for high levels of situational awareness when committing personnel to confined spaces 
  • The appropriate control measures to implement prior to committing personnel into a confined space

Refer to: Hazard – Flammable or explosive atmospheres – Control measure – Avoid entry

Refer to: Incident command training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe working: Confined spaces

Demonstrate the ability to:  

  • Gather relevant information from appropriate sources at incidents involving confined spaces 
  • Assess risks associated with confined space working 
  • Implement and use appropriate control measures prior to committing personnel to a confined space 
  • Identify appropriate access and egress routes, including alternative routes where available