OPERATE BREATHING APPARATUS
MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus
1 Days (8 Hours)
This course is aimed at ensuring the health and safety of personnel who have to undertake work activities within an irrespirable atmosphere. It provides a guide to maintaining and operating an open circuit breathing apparatus, correct testing and donning procedures as per AS/NZS 1715 : 2009 and 1716 : 2012.
It informs participants of the requirements of when and where breathing apparatus is required as respiratory protection and concluding operations of cleaning and reinstating breathing apparatus.
Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to effectively operate breathing apparatus and will be able to:
Understand the respiratory system and the effects of irrespirable atmospheres on the body
Apply the principles of breathing apparatus control
Carry out inspection and pre-donning checks and correctly don breathing apparatus
Operate breathing apparatus
Clean and maintain breathing apparatus
Participants must be clean shaven in order to attend the course
Ability to read, write and understand English
Present photo I.D. on arrival
Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear
Training can be conducted at your work site or off-site at one of our purpose built training facilities.
HALF DAY ( FOUR HOURS) DELIVERY OPTION
2 Days Confined Space Entry Supervisor - $525/ Person
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