confined space Articles

  • Confined Space Plan

    Create a Plan for a Confined Space Do you need to create a plan for your confined space plan? Confined spaces have limited space in that someone can enter, and are not designed to be occupied in the long-term. Your workplace may involve working somewhere that has dangerous substances, or serious hazards like exposed wires or unguarded ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Do you need Confined Space Rescue Team in Manchester?

    Why get Confined Space Rescue Team in Manchester? Having a rescue team on call can mean the difference between life and death. Only recently we’ve all heard about the tragic deaths at Camber Sands. The incident was when swimmers encountered in being trapped in the mud and drowned by a rip tide. Many of the victims’ families are angry that the beach hadn’t been ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • OSHA - Upcoming Confined Spaces Policy

    OSHA issued the Confined Spaces in Construction final rule on May 4, 2015, but becomes effective August 3, 2015. This is a temporary enforcement policy will be in effect for 60 days. The full enforcement of the new standard will be in effect October 2, 2015. This is to give additional time to train and acquire the equipment necessary to comply with the new standard. For more ...


    By Analytics Corporation

  • What is Confined Space Rescue?

    Confined space rescue is one of the most dangerous and difficult types of rescue known in the world today. Imagine that you see a construction worker trapped in a sewer from the road above. How would you assist that person if you didn’t have confined space rescue training? You really wouldn’t know where to start. ...


    By Code Red Safety

  • Experimental Study of Suppressing PVC Fire with Water Mist using a Cone Calorimeter

    Effect of water mist on the small-scale solid fuel PVC (poly vinyl chloride) fire in a confined space has been studied experimentally using a cone calorimeter. In this study, the combustion characteristics of PVC, and the interaction between the water mists and the diffusion flame in a confined space with proper ventilation control are studied under various conditions in the cone calorimeter. The ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • Check out this confined spaces infograph by Compliance & Safety

    As an EHS Director, have you ensured that there are strong training programs for your employees on confined spaces? According to Compliance Safety: The importance of companies offering their employees with confined space training cannot be understated. Confined spaces are ...

  • Ensuring personnel safety in a confined space

    “There are no second chances with a confined space entry. It has to be right first time.“ Identifying a confined space… The HSE Confined Space Regulations 1997 define a confined space as: “A space of an enclosed nature where there is a risk of death or serious injury from hazardous substances or dangerous conditions” Some confined ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Working in confined spaces: did you cover your risks?

    Most industrial facilities have confined spaces. They often get overlooked because access to them is rare. Not surprisingly, many facility managers believe there is no particular reason for concern.  The awakening could be a rude one, as several managers have faced criminal prosecution and substantial fines as a result of fatal accidents. The issue of work in confined spaces is a historical ...

  • Medium volume document destruction, ST-25E, Ontario, Canada - Case Study

    ST-25E Document Destruction System with bin tipper, sort conveyor and baler feed conveyor. This system is specially designed to fit in a confined ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Gas safety in confined spaces

    A confined space is any space large enough for someone to enter and perform assigned work, which has limited means of entry or exit, and which is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. This covers just about every industry, including utilities, construction, hydrocarbon exploration and processing, petrochemicals, marine, agriculture, food processing and ...

  • Gas Safety in Confined Spaces

    Introduction A confined space is any space large enough for someone to enter and perform assigned work, which has limited means of entry or exit, and which is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. This covers just about every industry, including utilities, construction, hydrocarbon exploration and processing, petrochemicals, marine, agriculture, food processing and brewing, as ...

  • Gas safety in confined spaces

    An engineer repairs buried cables; a plant manager enters a small plant room; a contractor inspects the lining of a sewage pipe.  All these personnel face a common danger, despite working in widely different industries.  Gas-related injury poses a serious threat in any confined space where the free movement of air is limited.  ...

  • Read about Confined Space in Construction and Atmospheric Testing Right Here!

    In 1993, 29 CFR 1910.146 went into effect as the first federal legislation governing entry into permit-required confined spaces in general industry. Because some industries, such as the construction industry, were covered by specific Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations, they were exempt from the confined space entry requirements of the general industry rule. ...


    By Premier Safety

  • Rescue Team Training

    In Need of Rescue Team Training? Every year a number of people are killed or injured in confined spaces, like service tunnels, underground vaults and sewers. Often such tragedies could have been prevented. High quality rescue team training is the best way to prevents such accidents, and will ensure any emergencies are dealt with using the most efficient ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Technical training school for future welders

    The Technical Training School for Future Welders is a school designed to develop up-to-date skills in Mig and Tig welding. The Problem: Limited space, the need to recirculate the air to avoid costly heat loss and equipment flexibility and efficiency were paramount requirements. Three separate work locations (stations) were required and the confined space demanded that the equipment be flexible ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Industries that can Benefit from Robotic Tank Cleaning

    Welcome to the future. It’s 2020, and leading companies have declared that all confined space entry should be eliminated by the year 2025. The technology is available, and there’s no longer any reason to continue putting workers’ lives at risk. If you’re managing a plant with aboveground tanks that require regular cleaning, and the processes at your plant ...


    By Ecorobotics

  • A Review of Enteric Outbreaks in Child Care Centers: Effective Infection Control Recommendations

    Child care environments facilitate the spread of enteric infections because of diapering, confined spaces, and children’s unhygienic habits. This study reviews documented outbreaks of enteric illness in daycare centers (DCCs) to identify infectious agents, modes of transmission, morbidity/mortality, ages, secondary cases, and practices found effective by investigators. A systematic review of the ...

  • Christ the King School - Case Study

    Project: Christ the King School Client: Bournemouth Borough Council Completed: August 2015 Floor area: 668m2 Duration: 6 weeks Location: Bournemouth, Dorset ...


    By Modulek

  • Warsash Maritime Academy - Case Study

    The Warsash Maritime Academy is a world-leading maritime training college and a faculty of Southampton Solent University.  The Academy's campus is set beside the River Hamble and comprises of classrooms, accomidation and training simulators, including the only manned model facility in the UK.  The courses on offer cover a wide range of first-class maritime education and training, from ...

  • How Many Oxygen Monitors Should Be Installed? Where Should I mount one?

    While OSHA regulations require the use of an oxygen monitor anywhere that compressed gases or cryogenic liquids are used or stored indoors, the regulation does not provide sufficient detail for facilities on how to set up am oxygen monitor. Businesses want to comply with the regulations, but are left wondering what compliance looks like. At PureAire, we're often asked by our customers, ...

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