Confined space rescue

Emergency Rescue and Recovery from Confined Spaces

Course Duration: Dependent on requirements & experience

Pre-requisits: Valid Element Safety CS3 certificate (within 6 months)

Theory: 30%

Practical: 70%

Valid for: 3 Years

Price per person: Price on application

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This course is designed for:

Anyone required to form part of a team assigned to standby at the entry point and, in an emergency, provide an immediate rescue response for those within the confined space.


Course aims:

To train and assess individuals to safely enter, treat, rescue and recover persons who have entered spaces which, due to their enclosed nature, their access/egress issues, lack of ventilation and their specified risk/s have been classified as confined spaces.


The course covers:

  • Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work for rescue entry
  • The role and responsibilities of the rescue team
  • Procedures for rapid entry
  • Environmental monitoring in a rescue situation
  • PPE for rescue teams
  • Rescue equipment including stretchers and rope systems
  • The use of tripod and winch for stretcher rescues
  • Escape Breathing Apparatus in a rescue situation
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus for rescue use including set removal and entrapment
  • Roles and responsibilities of the entrants, supervisor and manager in a rescue situation
  • Practical trauma care and resuscitation including the use of oxygen
  • Practical casualty rescue scenarios including multiple casualties



Equipment (Sale or Hire)

MSA Altair 4X Multigas monitor

Crowcon CO2 Gas Monitor

Drager Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus

Tripod & Winch

Harnesses, Helmets & Lanyards

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus










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