A number of workers are injured or killed each year while working in confined spaces. An estimated 60% of the fatalities each year have been among the would-be rescuers.
The fatalities typically occur for two reasons:
The one-day workshop will give participants an opportunity to understand and practice Confined Space Entry procedures to be implemented at the workplace.
· What is a confined space?
· Hazards in a confined space
· Preparations for entering the confined space
· Emergency response precautions
· Other safety precautions
· Entry Permit System
Faculty will be from experts in the field including officers from the Fire and Rescue Department.
v Representatives from your organization who are involved in Safety practices can participate in the workshop. Employees/Safety Committee members/Trade union representatives’ participation is very important.
v Concerned representatives of Revenue Department, Local Bodies, Public Works Department (PWD), Kerala Water Authority, Industrial contractors, Trade Union leaders and employees of any organization exposed to confined space working can attend the programme.
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