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Confined Spaces

“confined space” means any place, including any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or other similar space in which, by virtue of its enclosed nature, there arises a reasonably foreseeable specified risk.

One of our new courses for 2013, the confined space course offers delegates an understanding of who needs to enter such workplaces understand the requirements of the law, the need for risk assessments and safe systems of work and how to apply these practically,  as well as providing them with a permit for proof of training. 

Whether you are employed by a company or self employed Confined Spaces training is important to keep you and others safe.

Related Legislation

The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

Other legislation may apply, depending on where the confined space is situated or on the task being carried out

Confined spaces within Machinery

The provisions and use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER) and the workplace, (Health, Safety & Welfare) regualtions 1992 apply.

Equipment required before entering a confined space