Breaking Containment Awareness



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Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide an awareness of the health and safety issues concerned with breaking containment. It also explains the hazards of the process contents, how the risks are controlled and how to break containment safely.

Learning Objectives

  • Define ‘breaking containment’
  • List the hazards of breaking containment (including the hazards in a system)
  • Identify legislation and Health and Safety Executive guidance for breaking containment
  • Describe the risk assessment process for a break in containment
  • Explain the hierarchy of controls
  • Describe the preparation of plant and equipment for a break in containment
  • Identify the dangers of draining, venting purging and flushing
  • Identify appropriate personal protective equipment for use during breaking containment
  • Explain how safety is maintained in the workplace during a break in containment
  • Identify the components of the work control documents for breaking containment
  • Describe safe breaking containment practices
  • Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Language: English
  • Knowledge Check: 27 Questions Final Assessment

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows (7,8,10) and Apple Mac
  • Browsers: Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari
  • Additional Hardware: Please ensure that you have headphones or speakers


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