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Combined Confined Space and Gas Testing


RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces & MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres

WHY ATTEND?

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Testing of the working atmosphere
  • Using electronic test apparatus to find out if it is safe for the proposed work
  • Types and selection of gas detectors, sampling regimes and techniques
  • Gas types, characteristics and toxicity, lower and upper explosive limits and permit requirements
  • The requirements of Australian Standards
  • Definitions of a confined space
  • Roles of personnel involved in working in a confined space
  • What defines a person as having entered a confined space
  • Duties of a Stand-by person, confined space Permit Issuer & a Permit Holder
  • Gas testing requirements, when and by whom
  • Using the Hierarchy of control to identify hazards in confined space
  • Effects of these gasses on the body and treatment of persons that have been exposed to them
  • Types of asphyxiants effects of oxygen depletion
  • NOSHC Exposure limits, STEL, PPM and TWA
  • Pre-entry requirements, Isolations, Emergency Plans, Ventilation, Communication
  • Understand Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or/and Risk Assessment (RA)emergency rescue procedure

A Statement of Attainment will be awarded by the nominated Registered Training Organisation (RTO) as indicated below upon successful completion of course assessment requirements

COURSE INFO

  • PERTH

    DATES: Please contact your local office for upcoming dates.
    DURATION: 8 hours

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*Prices subject to change. ^Construction Training Fund (CTF) subsidy available for eligible course participants.