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Emergency Rescue and Recovery

Course Code CS04

Course Cost: Price on application

Forthcoming Course Dates

Training Course Information

The rescue and recovery of casualties should an emergency arise, within a confined space environment requires a dedicated team. This course provides delegates a thorough understanding of being a member of a Confined Space Rescue Team.

Date of Next Course: Upon Request

Venue: TBC

Duration: Two Days

Book Your Working In Emergency Rescue & Recovery Training Course with HFR Solutions CIC

Course Benefits

This dedicated confined space rescue team may be an in-house team, specialist contractors or the emergency services by prior arrangement.

This course develops delegates into trained, competent personnel, who can adapt their rescue skills in a dynamic situation. This course will also require competence in “Working in High Risk Confined Space”.

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to: Work to current legislation.

  • Identify and work safely in high risk confined spaces.
  • Identify dangers associated with these areas.
  • Understand emergency Decision Making Model (Dynamic Situations).
  • Plan & implement rescue team operations.
  • Work safely and effectively as a rescue team member.
  • Understand the human respiratory system.
  • Use gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres.
  • Use personal protective equipment, i.e. ropes, harnesses and man riding hoists.
  • Use Safe Systems of Work for entry into confined spaces.
  • Utilize various methods of communication.
  • Initiate basic life Support procedures (CPR).
  • Practical exercises to national Occupational Standards.
  • Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces.
  • Awareness of the need for periodic examinations of equipment.
  • Course assessment.

Confined Space Related Equipment

For any maintenance or infrastructure work undertaken within a confined space area, it is essential that the correct equipment is always used to ensure you comply to relevant health and safety legalisation, project work is undertaken in a safe manner and controlled environment and providing the contractor, employee or technician with the confidence to undertake their work safely. Important equipment for working in a confined space areas should include;

PPE (helmet, gloves, harness, RPE etc)
Communications (radios)
Multi gas monitors
Portable lighting (Intrinsically Safe/ATEX Approved)
Entry and exit logs
Breathing apparatus (Escape sets/Airline/SCBA)

Learning Outcomes

HFR Solutions CIC Emergency Rescue & Recovery comprehensive two-day training course will upskill your employees and provide them a good knowledge of the rescue procedures and communication methods so the top attendant can gather information and perform a rescue safely. Delegates who attend will benefit from the following learner outcomes;

  • Identify confined space entry - Be able to identify the common dangers in and around confined space entry
  • Better prepared - Be able to identify the common dangers in and around confined space entry
  • Equipment use - Identify the equipment needed for confined space entry and rescue
  • Rescue procedures - Good knowledge of rescue procedures and safely perform rescues
  • Upskilled employees and contractors - Better knowledge and confidence of confined space environments
  • Able to apply safe systems of work - Implement best practice procedures
  • Increased capabilities - qualified employees and contractors

Relevant Legislation

For a better understanding of existing confined space legalisation and how this may impact on your business and internal operations, please review;

Confined Space Regulations 1997

Confined Spaces within machinery

  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
  • Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992
  • Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

Equipment required before entering a confined space

  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992

Risk Assessments

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations 1992

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