Platinum Safety and Training offers on-site training for all your confined space training requirements.
Confined space training is required for people working in confined spaces. As defined in the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice, a confined space means an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:
• is not designed or intended primarily to be occupied by a person; and
• is, or is designed or intended to be, at normal atmospheric pressure while any person is in the space; and
• is or is likely to be a risk to health and safety from:
• an atmosphere that does not have a safe oxygen level, or
• contaminants, including airborne gases, vapours and dusts, that may cause injury from a fire or explosion, or harmful concentrations of any airborne contaminants, or
Some common examples of confined space in the workplace are storage tanks, pressure vessels, boilers, pipes, pits, sewers and silos.