Breathing Apparatus/Gas Tight Suits

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Objectives:

The delegate will be able to :-

  • Understand/demonstrate the functionality of wearing gas tight suits
  • Experience the limitations, hazards and techniques when wearing a gas tight suit
  • Donning of the gas tight suits
  • Doffing of the gas tight suits
  • Maintenance of the suit both before and after usage.

 

Course content:

  1. Introduction (including a safety brief)
  2. Introduction to gas tight suits
  3. Correct PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  4. Limitations of the gas tight suits
  5. Introduce students to hot, warm and cold zones
  6. Decontamination procedures
  7. Dehydration of wearers
  8. Run off of contaminated water
  9. Two practical exercises to show competency wearing B.A and gas tight suits
  10. Maintenance and aftercare of gas tight suits

Recommended for: All staff competent in breathing apparatus where chemical and gas refrigeration processes are required

Duration: 1 Day (0800 – 1600)

Certification: A certificate of completion will be awarded and Training Portfolio inserts/record of competency supplied

Cost: £263.00 per delegate (plus VAT)  Min 6 – Max 8 delegates

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided (please inform us of any dietary requirements)

Requirements:

  • Breathing Apparatus sets
  • Evidence of competence in wearing BA equipment  for a minimum of 4 times over a 12 month period
  • Gas tight suits
  • One Appliance

(All available for hire from Norfolk Safety CIC)

 

Note: Due to the physical nature of wearing breathing apparatus, we request that no alcohol is consumed the day previous to the course; and candidates hydrate suitably during the course day.

Delegates will be required to be clean shaven ensuring maximum mask contact and minimum safety requirements are adhered to

Delegates will also be required to complete a medical questionnaire prior to commencing training. Norfolk Safety CIC reserve the right to refuse training should a delegate fail to meet Health & Safety requirements or have a medical condition/issue that could result in potential difficulties when training. (Full charges could apply)

  • Duration: Full day (8 Hours)
  • Location: available at your premises or our training facilities (see venues)
Breathing Apparatus/Gas Tight Suits is available at the following training locations:

Testimonials

"It has made me more aware of potential hazards and alerted me to ones in my own home "

— Residential Childrens Practioner (Norfolk County Council) Fire Marshal Course

"..Well delivered + aimed wel at our place of work. Course changed to suit our site (the Pier). Good to use the extinguishers and see how they felt. Good fun – even the test!! "

— Team Leader (Cromer Pier) Fire Marshal Course

"Very Good in-depth theory and practical.  Opened my eyes to a few things. It’s good to get practical experience as you are more prepared if an incident occurs "

— Assistant Manager (Thetford Light Cinemas) Fire Marshal Course

"Very supportive instructors with lots of knowledge. Made me feel at ease throughout the training. Food was also good. "

— Mechanical Engineer (British Sugar) Breathing Apparatus Refresher Course