Confined Space – Refresher

Course Information

Confined Space – Refresher

Safe working in confined spaces (Refresher)

MSMPER205 enter confined space;

MSMPER200 work in accordance with an issued permit;

MSMWHS217 gas test atmospheres;

MSMWHS216 operate breathing apparatus

 

This course is required by persons who are required to enter a confined space, as defined by the Australian Standard AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement.

This units of competency cover the skills and knowledge required for safe entry to confined spaces under a work permit and for maintaining safety while working in the confined space. The term ‘work permit’ (or ‘permit’) includes all written authorities as defined by AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces. It applies to persons required to enter confined spaces for any purpose, including maintenance, cleaning, inspection or other reasons.

Work in/entry to confined spaces shall conform to relevant legislation and AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement. AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces defines a confined space as: ‘An enclosed or partially enclosed space that is not intended or designed primarily for human occupancy, within which there is a risk of one or more of the following:

(a) An oxygen concentration outside the safe oxygen range.

(b) A concentration of airborne contaminant that may cause impairment, loss of consciousness or asphyxiation.

(c) A concentration of flammable airborne contaminant that may cause injury from fire or explosion.

(d) Engulfment in a stored free-flowing solid or a rising level of liquid that may cause suffocation or drowning.’

 

Entry to a confined space is defined by AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces as: ‘when a person’s head or upper body is within the boundary of the confined space’.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Duration

1 Day

Pre-requisite Unit

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

Entry Requirements

White Card – (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)

MSMPER205 enter confined space;

MSMPER200 work in accordance with an issued permit;

MSMWHS217 gas test atmospheres;

MSMWHS216 operate breathing apparatus

What to bring to class?

White Card – (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)

MSMPER205 enter confined space;

MSMPER200 work in accordance with an issued permit;

MSMWHS217 gas test atmospheres;

MSMWHS216 operate breathing apparatus

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