Standard Code: 9048
Amendment: 1 (October 2020)
The Confined Space Entry Standard aims to follow on from existing delegate knowledge which introduced delegates to the way in which confined spaces are defined and recognised; the specific regulations and guidelines; hazards; control measures; roles and responsibilities, and testing. The Standard also aims to instruct and assess delegates on the practical skills necessary for confined space entry, including testing and use of appropriate PPE and emergency escape equipment.
Objectives of the Confined Space Entry Standard are that delegates will be able to perform:
This training programme is designed for personnel across the energy sector with an existing theoretical understanding and awareness of confined spaces, associated hazards and guidance and require the corresponding practical skills necessary for entry into a confined space.
Delegates must possess a valid OPITO Confined Space Awareness certificate.