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ISO 29990:2010 Standard Compressed Air Works Course (Medical Lock Attendant)

About This Course (Accredited under ISO 29990:2010 Standard)ISO 29990:2010 Standard Certificate

The CAWC (Medical-Lock Attendant) is a mandatory seven day training course for individuals who are assigned as Medical-Lock Attendants at worksite that requires personnel to work in a compressed air (CA) environment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, course participants will be able to:

  • State the WSH Act and subsidiary legislation governing compressed air works (CAW).
  • List the roles and responsibilities of a Medical-Lock Attendant.
  • Explain the medical condition of compressed air illnesses (decompression illnesses (DCI) and dysbaric osteonecrosis) and barotrauma.
  • Carry out hyperbaric treatment using approved tables for neurological evaluation.
  • Calculate air pressure for CAW.
  • Carry out compression of personnel before entering into compressed air (CA) environment.
  • Identify fire hazards and use the fire extinguishers in tunneling and CAW.
  • Carry out decompression of personnel who are leaving CA environment.
  • Apply oxygen first aid and chamber nursing.
  • Apply different forms of life support (CPR & mechanical aids).
  • Analyse health declaration form for all CA learners.

DURATION

62 hours including 4 hours of assessment

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

A mandatory training course for  individuals who are assigned as Medical-Lock Attendants at construction worksites or any place that requires personnel to work in a compressed air (CA) environment. No person shall be employed as a medical-lock attendant in a worksite where work in a compressed air environment is carried out unless he has received adequate training to familiarise him with the hazards associated with compression, decompression and compressed air illness and with the keeping of records under these regulations.

LEARNER'S ASSUMED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Learners must be certified medically fit to enter compressed air environment by a designated factory doctor (DFD).
  • Learners should not be physically handicapped and should have normal colour vision
  • Learners must be trained in first aid
  • Learners  to  possess  knowledge  of  diving,  compressed  air  work, hyperbaric environments or hyperbaric medicine and fire-fighting
  • Learners need to have successfully completed
    - Construction Safety Orientation Course (CSOC) for Learners
    - Safety Orientation Course (Tunneling) for Learners

CLASS SIZE

A maximum of 12 learners per course.

RECOMMENDED FACILITATOR/LEARNERS RATIO

Theory Lesson: 1: 12, Practical Assessment: 1:12

COURSE ATTENDANCE

Minimum of 75% attendance.

HOW IS IT ASSESSED?

The learner must pass the written/practical assessment in order to be issued with the certificate of successful completion. Course accredited under ISO 29990:2010 Standard.

Failure to pass the written/practical assessment will render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then retake the course before re-attempting the assessment.

WRITTEN / PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

  • The total allocated time for the written assessment is 1 hour; for practical assessment is 3 hours.
  • The passing mark for the written assessment is 60%; practical assessment is 100%.

For More Information

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Course Schedule

Singapore Full Time (7 days)
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SGD $2,660
Singapore - Full Time (7 days)
TBC contact us for 2018 course schedule
SGD $2,660

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