Emergency Rescue & recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces: Water UK

  • Who Attends

    This Emergency Rescue & Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces Water course is a National Occupational Standard (NOS) for water training. The NOS embodies the skill and knowledge elements as part of the requirement for candidates to become competent. It is designed for managers, supervisors and operatives who may need to enter or supervise rescue and recovery of casualties from Confined Spaces for the water industry.


    •Delegate must be over 16 years of age.

    •You will need to prove the delegate is medically fit (To Section 7 Water UK Occasional Guidance Note [OGN]).

    •The course can only be taken in English.

    •Every delegate must have a current First Aid Qualification.

    •Must hold 6150-3 City & Guilds Water UK Working In High Risk Confined Spaces Water UK.

  • The Aim

    To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of Confined Space procedures for the water industry, the dangers of confined spaces and to enable them to carry out an entry to rescue and recovery casualties from a Confined Space, wearing Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

    Training Course Content

    At the end of the training course delegates should be able to:

    •Show an understanding of current legislation and water industry Occasional Guidance Note (OGN).

    •Recognise and classify a confined space.

    •Produce Safe Systems of Work for rescue from confined spaces.

    •Recognise diseases and understand the necessary personal hygiene requirements associated with confined spaces.

    •Use gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres.

    •Use personal protective equipment, i.e. BA boards, rescue stretchers, ropes, harnesses and man riding hoists.

    •Use Escape Breathing Apparatus and Self-contained Breathing Apparatus.

  • Course Content
  • Knowledge

    At the end of the course delegates should know:

    •The dangers associated with confined space working.

    •How to risk assess a confined space.

    •How to classify a confined space.

    •The types of Escape Breathing Apparatus and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.

    •How to undertake pre-entry and pre-wearer checks on equipment.

    •The necessary manning levels.

    •Why there is a need for periodic examinations of equipment.

    •The emergency procedures when working in a confined space.

  • Methods

    A high proportion of practical exercises which will be supplemented with classroom based tutorials

  • Additional Info

    The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. The course does not provide full training in maintenance of equipment. Additional training relating to this subject may be of benefit to delegates (further information available upon request).

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

  • Miscellaneous Info
    Start time: 08:00
    End time: 17:00
  • Dates & Locations
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