Confined Space Management (Assess Confined Space for Safe Entry and Work)
This unit covers basic principles in working within/around confined space. It includes the knowledge and skills for the use of appropriate gas testing equipment and methods to obtain representative results for the assessment of atmospheric condition in confined space for safe entry and work. The skill and knowledge covered will enable the learners to be appointed as confined space safety assessor under the relevant regulations.
Who should attend this course?
This course is mandatory for those assessor, who is assessing confined space for entry and doing the works in the confined in Singapore.
The target audience of this competency unit may include:
Persons who want to obtain the knowledge to be competent for taking up appointment of a confined space safety assessor Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) professionals such as WSH Coordinators, Officers, and Auditors.
1. Prepare for confined space assessment with persons involved in confined space safety management in accordance with the applicable legal and other requirements.
2. Identify hazards and take measures to prevent harm to safety and health when entering and working in confined space.
3. Conduct gas testing to ascertain the atmospheric condition in the confined space is safe for entry in accordance with the applicable legal and other requirements, organisational confined space programme and entry permit system.
4. Participate in risk control and emergency response for entry into and working in a confined space in accordance with legal and other requirements.
5. Monitor the confined space conditions and control measures for safe working.
Pre-Requisites / Assume Skills and Knowledge
Learners must be able to apply numbers, listen, read, speak & write.
WSQ Employability Skills Workplace Literacy Level 6; or Grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level for English.
WSH Skills / Working experience requirements:
A) WSH Skills & Knowledge equivalent to Certificate in WSH (Level A) / BCSS / SSSC / BISH / SWSHPP and
B) 2 Years of relevant working experience in operations and co-ordination of safety work.
Trainer to Trainee Ratio
1: 20 (Classroom)
Individuals will be assessed through various methodologies such as written questioning, written assignment, case studies, practical and oral questioning etc.
Slides presentation, sharing of best practice and incident. Hands on practical session.
Learner must achieve Competent or not yet Competent / C or NYC
Upon successful completion of the course a Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded by Skills Future Singapore Agency (SSG)
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