CS2 – Confined Space Entry & Basic Rescue Techniques

2 days
10 max

The safety course is mapped to the National Occupational Standards and provides those who are required to enter high risk confined spaces with an in-depth understanding of the requirements of the law, associated regulations and safe systems of work. Importantly, the training session includes recognising high risk confined spaces and competent use of the appropriate confined spaces equipment. Practical assessments cover access, egress, safe working practices and basic rescue techniques within high risk confined spaces.

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Course Overview

  • Legislation and regulation associated with confined spaces
  • Specified risks and recognition of confined spaces
  • Safe systems of work – risk assessments and work permits
  • Emergency procedures
  • Atmospheric hazard monitoring
  • Contamination and disease control
  • Multiple choice knowledge assessment
  • Confined space equipment care and maintenance regimes
  • Gas detectors – basic functions and interpreting information
  • Escape breathing apparatus – checks and donning / doffing procedures
  • Rescue harnesses – inspection, fitting and correct use
  • Access equipment – inspection and safe use of tripods and fall arrest / recovery winches
  • Practical assessment – pre-entry checks, entry control, communication, recognition of emergency, safe evacuation and post-incident reporting.


Groundforce Training Certificate of attendance

Who Will Benefit?

Managers, Supervisors, safety professionals and/or operatives who are required to work in and around confined spaces.