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See you at the 6th edition!

Intersec Saudi Arabia is the Kingdom's leading business event for Fire, Safety & Security industry from 1 - 3 October 2024 at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. We are retuning bigger and better in 2024.

Workshop - Excavation & Confined Space Safety Training

The aim of the training workshops is to provide maximum information to attendees relevant to Excavation Safety and to enable them to understand, perform and help the organizations and communities in maintaining excavations safety.

The training workshop sessions will include the following topics with details briefing by the Speaker and open discussions with attendees:

Excavation Safety

◉ Definitions and references
◉ Understanding the excavation safety steps prior to commencement
◉ Legal requirements, Local and International OSHA, BS etc.
◉ Soil Classifications i.e., A, B & C etc.
◉ Soil Test methods
◉ Protection system i.e., Slopping, Shoring & Shield System
◉ Safe distance of materials and other objects
◉ Access/Egress and ERP method

Confined Space Safety

◉ Definition of Confined Space with ref. OSHA 1926 & BS Regulation 2001
◉ Types of Confined Space
◉ Types of Hazards
◉ Control measures prior to entering into Confined Spaces
◉ Permit to work system
◉ Method statement and risk assessment
◉ Atmospheric test and impact of each gas on humans and the environment with control measures
◉ Deficiency and enrichment of oxygen and solution
◉ LEL & UEL definition with formula
◉ Ventilation methodology
◉ Roles and responsibilities of Supervisors, Attendants & Entrants
◉ ERP & Rescue System

Training Methodology: ­

  • Mix of classroom theory and Open discussions
  • Case study/Video clips

Workshop Leader - Syed Mazhar

Syed Mazhar, Chair, IOSH UAE Branch

Chair, IOSH UAE Branch

Syed Mazhar currently serves as the Chair of the IOSH UAE Branch and holds the esteemed title of Chartered Safety Professional. He is also recognized as an Authorized Trainer by IOSH UK.

Mr. Mazhar's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire and Safety Engineering, complemented by a host of professional qualifications in Occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental (OHSE) practices. Among his notable certifications are NVQ, NEBOSH, IOSH, NASP, and OSHA.

With a wealth of experience spanning more than 15 years in the field of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE), Mr. Mazhar has made significant contributions to renowned global organizations. His professional journey has encompassed roles at prominent companies such as ADNOC, Jacobs, DP World, K Home International, AE7, TUV, and Al Bawani, showcasing his expertise and commitment to the field.