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MISC 207 - Mining in Confined Spaces

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MISC 207 18 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 207 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 207 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Working in confined spaces is a highly hazardous activity and is governed by various legislative instruments.

This training course covers what you need to know to work safely in high risk confined spaces. and high risk control entry awareness. It is designed to help the miner achieve a general awareness of the health and safety hazards that exist in confined spaces at mine sites. This course highlights various hazards found in confined spaces at mine sites and provides best practices for accident prevention during operations in such spaces.

Course Objectives

  • Describe a Confined Space
  • Describe various hazards and know how to handle hazards that are identified
  • Understand the information every employee needs to know in order to avoid accidental exposure
  • Implement written operating procedure for confined space entry
  • Learn how to affect a non-entry rescue if something went wrong

Who Should Attend?

  • Underground Miners
  • Supervisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Health and safety representatives

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Confined space basics
  • Recognizing confined spaces
  • Classification of confined spaces
  • Entry Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Pre-Entry Preparation
  • Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • Existing and potential confined space hazards

Day 2

  • Atmospheric Hazards
  • Classification of Atmospheric Hazards
  • Oxygen-Deficient Atmospheres
  • Flammable Atmospheres
  • Toxic Atmospheres
  • Asbestos
  • Radiation
  • Atmospheric Testing and Monitoring

Day 3

  • Physical Hazards
  • Engulfment
  • Equipment Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Temperature Extremes
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Wet Surfaces

Day 4

  • Psychological Hazards
  • Confined Space Hazard Controls
  • Engineering Controls
  • Administrative Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Controls
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Fire Safety
  • Respiratory Equipment
  • Isolating Hazardous Energy
  • Purging
  • Ventilation
  • Roof Support

Day 5

  • Legislation and safe work procedures
  • Risk assessments
  • The operation of confined space equipment
  • The Confined Space Entry Team
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Training Requirements