RIIWHS202D – Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

Performance Evidence

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • demonstrates completion of entering and working in confined spaces that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
    • obtain appropriate entry permit and instructions for performing work in confined space
    • interpreting and applying safe work method statements
    • apply tagging and lock out
    • selecting, wearing and caring for personal protective equipment applicable to all tasks and environment identified
    • entering the confined space
    • using atmospheric monitoring devices prior to entering the confined space
    • working in the confined space
    • using atmospheric monitoring devices during confined space activity
    • applying safe materials handling methods
    • exiting the confined space
    • remove tagging and lock out

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of enter and work in confined spaces through:

  • identifying areas that constitute confined spaces
  • complying with site and equipment safety requirements
  • complying with the entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • types of air contaminants and toxic gases
  • identifying the limitations of breathing apparatus
  • identifying equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • complying with site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • locations of safety data sheets (SDS) information and application
  • using confined space and Industry terminology

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