health and safety

Confined Space – Risk Assessment / Permit to Work -


On completion of the course, candidates will be competent in:

  • Be able to recognise hazards and take corrective action to control them
  • Describe and understand the content of a Permit to Work System
  • Understand their legal duties of care within HASAWA 1974
  • Understand various types of Permit
Who is this course for?

All individuals working or wishing to work in confined spaces.

Unit content
  • Types of Permit
  • Definition of Risk Assessment
  • Who Can Carry Out a Risk Assessment?
  • Legislation (HASAWA, MOHS regs. 1992)
  • Define Hazard – Risk
  • Identify Hazards With Regard to Permit to Work
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Risk Assessment Form
  • Permit to Work as a Control Tool – What are Permits to Work?
  • Permits to Work
  • What Are You Duties? (HASAWA, Electricity at Work Regs. 1989, Confined Spaces Entry regs. 1977) (Safety Systems at Work)
  • Pre Work Inspection and Method Statement
  • Formal Recordings at Various Stages of the System
  • Practical Exercise
  • Course Test Paper (Permit Related)
  • Entry into a confined space & recovery of an object.
Course duration

1 Day - Experienced
2 Day - Novice
Start 8:30 am
Finish Approx. 3:30 pm