CIBMARS

MANHOLE WATCHER

MANHOLE WATCHER

This course is designed to provide practical guidance to those involved in the management or administration of projects where use of FIDIC forms of contracts is required. The course covers management disciplines and procedures in the “Pre-Contract” phase of the project including the FIDIC Client Consultant Service Agreement and selection of the appropriate FIDIC form of contract. It also covers the “Post Contract” award phase, including all contract management disciplines and claim management issues.

DESCRIPTION:

Manhole Watcher Course is a comprehensive, one day course designed to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to work as a Manhole Watcher or Top Man for any confined space, such as manholes, shafts, chambers, excavations, duct systems, tanks etc.

INTENDED FOR:

Line Managers, Supervisors and Individuals involved in designing, developing and managing confined space work activity.

AIMS / OBJECTIVES:

Course is designed for staff members who are appointed as Manhole watchers. Delegates will learn the basic concept of confined space entry exit procedures, PTW requirements and gas testing for their premises, various type of rescue apparatus and rescue methods.

  • Understand current local legislation regarding confined space
  • Recognizing types of confined spaces and their associated hazards
  • Implement rescue procedures to reduce potential risk
  • The safe use and maintenance of working breathing apparatus (BA)

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • PTW Requirements, Legal Standards
  • Various Hazards within the Confined Space
  • HIRA
  • Ventilation (LEV, Dilution)
  • Confined Space entry preparation
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Manhole Watcher
  • Emergency Rescue Apparatus
  • Difference of rescuer and would be rescuer
  • Standby / Rescue Summon
  • Practical session (Providing physical rescue (dummy), use of rescue apparatus)

LEARNING METHODOLOGY:

There will be a dynamic blend of the following:

  • Facilitator-led Presentations (In person)
  • Syndicate/group Work
  • Individual Action Plans
  • Skill Building Exercises
  • Application Activities & Role Plays

DURATION:

ONE DAY

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:

Practical and theoretical assessment to evaluate the familiarity of the candidates with the requirements/ procedures.

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