Confined Space Entry

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

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

Source: NIOSH

Jan 22, 2017
Confined spaces and permit spaces

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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