Permit to Work for Confined Spaces

Permit to Work Confined Space

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This workplace safety training course might be just what you’re looking for to train your employees on critical risks in your workplace.

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Before any work in a confined space is permitted, you must apply for a permit.

A confined space means an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:

  • is not designed or intended to be occupied by a person,
  • is at normal atmospheric pressure while a person is in the space,
  • is a risk to health and safety from either
    • an atmosphere that doesn’t have a safe oxygen level
    • contaminants like airborne gases, vapours and dusts, that may cause injury from fire or explosion
  • has harmful concentrations of any airborne contaminants, and
  • is at risk of engulfment.

The training takes you through each section of a generic Permit Form and explains how to complete it.

This course can be customised to use your organisation’s Confined Space Permit Form.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, learners will learn how to fill in a Permit to Work Form, including:

  1. Project details, scope, location, relevant SWMS and permits required.
  2. Whether you need to consider any isolations that may be required while you are in the space.
  3. Whether there are any hazardous substances in the space.
  4. The safe access and egress for the space.
  5. The details of the Emergency Response Plan.
  6. The role of the standby person is to monitor the atmosphere and what they should do in an emergency.
  7. The requirements of the pre-work checklist.
  8. Sign off and expiry date, and permit issue.
  9. Details about the cancellation or expiry of the permit when the work is finished or if it has changed.

Course length: 10 mins (7-minute animated and subtitled video + 9 short answer assessment)

  • Certificate of completion
  • In-depth Reporting
  • Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
  • Optional pass rate
  • All content can be customised
  • Pause and resume function

Available in English.

This course is suitable for use in Australia.

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