Confined Space Entry

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Jan 22, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Traumatic Occupational Injuries – Confined Spaces

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/confinedspace/

This site provides links to NIOSH publications and links on confined space entry.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 22, 2017
Confined spaces and permit spaces

http://Osha.oregon.gov/oshapubs/2864.pdf

This guide focuses on confined spaces that may contain life-threatening hazards and describes details on hazards, Oregon OSHA regulations and how to stay safe.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Confined Spaces

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/confinedspaces/index.html

This site provides links to resources that provide safety and health information relevant to confined spaces in the workplace.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 22, 2017
OR-OSHA Confined Spaces Topic Page

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/confined-spaces.aspx

This page provides easy access to all OR-OSHA documents relating to confined spaces, including Hazard Alerts, Letters of Interpretation, Program Directives, Publications, Rules Self-Inspection Checklists and Videos for checkout

Source: Oregon OSHA

Feb 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Confined Spaces - Winery Vessels

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-06.pdf

Work at a winery can expose individuals to life-threatening situations. This alert advises workers and employers how to prevent an adverse situation.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2013
Safety and Health Topic Page: Hydrogen Sulfide

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hydrogensulfide/index.html

This web page provides information on how hydrogen sulfide can affect your health, where you might find it, and how to prevent harmful exposures.

Source: OSHA

Mar 01, 2010
Seven Key Lessons to Prevent Worker Deaths During Hot Work In and Around Tanks

http://www.csb.gov/seven-key-lessons-to-prevent-worker-deaths-during-hot-work-in-and-around-tanks/

This U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board February 2010 release addresses how effective hazard assessment and use of combustible gas monitoring can save lives.

Source: CAB

Nov 01, 2009
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Asphyxiation in Pits

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-24.pdf

This hazard alert is based on a Hazard Information Bulletin from Federal OSHA published after an employee entered a pit that housed the control valves for a waterfall display in a shopping mall. This alert serves as a reminder that confined spaces may not always appear as we traditionally consider them.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jun 01, 2005
Common Mistakes in Confined Space Monitoring

http://ehstoday.com/safety/confined-spaces/ehs_imp_37605

A confined space is no place to "learn as you go." Learn how to avoid these potentially deadly errors in the work world's most dangerous spaces.

Source: EH&S Today