Combined Confined Space and Gas Testing
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces & MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres
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
DATES: Please contact your local office for upcoming dates.
DURATION: 8 hours
*Prices subject to change. ^Construction Training Fund (CTF) subsidy available for eligible course participants.