A Confined Space is an enclosed or partially enclosed space which:

• is at atmospheric pressure during occupancy; and
• likely to be entered by a person; and
• may have restricted means of entry or exit

and contains or may contain:

• an atmosphere which has potentially harmful levels of contaminant; or
• an atmosphere that does not have a safe oxygen level; or
• any stored substance except liquids that may course engulfment

Some common examples are storage, tanks, silos, process vessels, boilers, ducts, manholes, wet wells, mixers, vats, tunnels, shipboard spaces, pits, degreasers, tankers, pipes, side entry pits and stormwater drains.

Those areas of industry currently operating in Victoria are under the control of the Occupational Health and Safety (Confined Spaces) Regulations 2007.

On successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

RIIWHS202D - Enter & work in confined spaces
MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit
HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

The course can be run at Chisholm Institute or at the client's workplace (over 2 days), and requires a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 20 participants. Pricing is available upon request and is dependent on location and number of participants.

Please email or contact- workplacesafety@chisholm.edu.au or 1300 393 018.

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