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Lesson 1:  Identify the hazards of working in confined spaces

  • Hazards relative to gasses are identified. 

  • Hazards relative to water are identified

  • Hazards relative to fire are identified

  • Hazards relative to soil types and conditions are identified

  • Hazards relative to installation processes of material and plant are identified

  • Hazards relative to the operation of plant and equipment are identified

    

Lesson 2:  Identify appropriate protective clothing or equipment.

  • Protective clothing or equipment is identified for the various tapes of hazards encountered in confined spaces

  • The proper use of protective clothing or equipment is demonstrated for the various hazards situations.

   

Lesson 3: ‚ÄčIdentify training requirements for unskilled workers working in confined spaces & train the workers

  • Training programmes to sensitize unskilled workers to the dangers of working in confined spaces are prepared or secured

  • Unskilled workers are trained in order to sensitize them to the dangers of working in confined spaces and the need for appropriate action

     

Lesson 4: Plan and Implement emergency procedures

  • Resources are identified to handle an emergency. 

  • A plan of action is prepared for emergency and implementation

    

Lesson 5: Explain the relevant Occupational Health and safety regulations

  • The application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (no 85 of 1993) relative to working in confined spaces is explained 

  • Measures required in respect of the legislation are identified and applied