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Category: Confined Spaces

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    Why Confined Space Training is Important

    Besides the apparent dangers involved in the job, trainees will also learn about personal protective equipment (PPE), fall protection, lighting equipment, communication equipment, and entry procedures. READ MORE...

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    Safety Talks – Confined Space Entry

    Roughly 10% of all confined space entry accidents result in someone’s death. Specific procedures must be developed and followed for every entry due to the fact that confined spaces present a variety of hazards. The following points are a good place to start to review your facility’s procedures regarding permit required – confined space entry. […] READ MORE...

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    Safety Talks – Confined Spaces Identification

    Identifying confined spaces within your facility can be a challenge, especially when you don’t know what signs to look for. Using the following points as reference will make confined space identification easier within your facility. A confined space will meet all of the following criteria: Have limited means of egress Manholes Removable Plates / Hatches […] READ MORE...

  • Confined Space Rescue

    Take control of your confined space rescue response with these 7 steps

    When was the last time you had to execute a confined space rescue at your facility? Hopefully the answer is “never” but it’s important to always have a plan in place if the situation ever presents itself. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recommends the following steps to help safety professionals respond if someone […] READ MORE...