Confined Space News

  • Three Construction Workers Lose Their Lives after Entering Manhole

    In 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.  The new rule provides construction workers with similar protections to those of employees from other industries who have had them for over 20 years.  Tragically, three workers in Florida lost their lives last ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Shawcity Seminar 2: Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

    The second seminar of the series hosted by Shawcity took place on Wednesday 13th July at Wrag Barn Golf and Country Club with a focus on Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring. With lively Q&A sessions and plenty of time for networking, the events provide a fantastic opportunity to meet others working in similar fields and discuss or exchange industry-relevant ideas and information. ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Confined Space Rescue Teams in London

    Our Confined Space Rescue Teams in London London is full of hidden nooks and crannies, including confined spaces where workers are secretly beavering away. From underground tunnels to sewers, it’s can be just as dangerous as locations in those more remote locations. Civil engineering provides professional confined space rescue teams in London. Is your company one of those ...

  • Our Confined Space Rescue Teams in Manchester

    Are you in one of the many industries that work with confined spaces? Are based in Manchester? Civil engineering will provide training about your requirements, read more to find out about confined space rescue teams in manchester. Although people work in confined spaces every day, not everyone is equipped with the right skills to deal with emergencies. Recently two people were actually critically ...

  • Training for Confined Spaces

    Looking for Training for Confined Spaces? According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it states that a confined space is one which is ‘substantially enclosed (though not always entirely). Within the conditions, serious injury can occur from hazardous circumstances or conditions’. To find out more about expert training for confined spaces, continue ...

  • Confined Space Training in Manchester

    Need Confined Space Training in Manchester? When it comes to confined spaces, the right training and equipment could save your life. A confined space is any place which proposes a risk of death or serious injury, whether from dangerous gases or hazardous conditions. Every year people are killed or seriously injured working in these kinds of environments. Whether you work in an ...

  • Confined Space Training in London

    Any team working in a confined space must have the correct training. Safety is obviously a huge factor when working in this type of environment. Sadly, every year people are killed or injured when working in confined spaces, and London is no exception. Whether it’s an underground vault, sewage or service tunnel, Civil Engineering Safety Limited can deliver the correct training for your ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Confined Space Training Companies

    Looking for Confined Space Training Companies? So, you’re looking for confined space training companies. Do your staff work in confined spaces such as: vats silos hoppers tanks utility vaults ...

  • Confined Space Rescue in the UK

    Some confined spaces are easy to identify. Such as storage tanks, reaction vessels, and sewers, while others are less obvious but equally risky. Things like unventilated room and open-topped chambers. The dangers of confined spaces include a lack of oxygen; poisonous gases and vapours; liquids which can suddenly fill the space; fires and explosions; hot conditions that can lead to an ...

  • Confined Space Rescue Plan

    Do you need help with a confined space rescue plan? Confined space and enclosed environments are defined as any which have limited access and exits. Therefore putting workers at risk of fire, explosions, loss of consciousness, asphyxiation and drowning. They are also often places which have low natural ventilation, poor or no natural light, explosive gases, areas of water and extreme ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Confined Space Training in Birmingham

    Need Confined Space Training in Birmingham? Civil Engineering Safety Limited are ideal for those people who work in high-risk places. If you’re looking for confined space training in Birmingham, we offer a number of courses in confined space training, including City and Guilds Level 2 qualifications ...

  • Rescue Team Training Services

    Do you work in a confined space where there are significant risks? If so, the chances are you require a fully trained rescue team. Whether your staff are at risk of fire, explosions, loss of consciousness or drowning, it’s important all possible measures are made to protect them. Whether you work in a high-risk or low-risk environment, Civil Engineering Safety Limited can ...

  • Seminole County Florida HazMat

    The first HazMat team in the United States is from Florida and the HazMat teams in the Sunshine State take pride in their training and readiness to respond. Seminole County Florida HazMat recently purchased two HazSim Pro systems to enhance their hands-on-training. Seminole County HazMat team members are serious about their hands on hazmat and conduct part of the HazMat drills at the ...


    By HazSim

  • US Army Corps of Engineers workers face unsafe conditions at Soo Locks

    As crane operators at Michigan's historic Soo Locks operated a lattice boom crawler and a barge-mounted crane in disrepair, they faced dangers from multi-ton loads because their employer ignored a September 2014 report from a crane inspection contractor that demanded immediate equipment repairs. After an inspection of the facility, the ...

  • Safe Work in Confined Spaces – Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

    On 5 March 2015 we discussed the Third edition of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, published in December 2014, and its recommendations for hypoxic environments. Hypoxic environments are those in which the oxygen level is deliberately lowered – for example to reduce the risk of fire or to minimise oxidation in fresh produce. This post looks at the risks of non-deliberate oxygen ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • New Confined Space Rule Issued by OSHA to Protect Construction Workers

    On May 1st, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.  The new rule provides construction workers with similar protections to those of employees from other industries who have had them for over 20 years.   OSHA reports ...

  • Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule* to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces. Manholes, crawl spaces, tanks and other confined spaces are not ...

  • CitiSafe Pte Ltd is pleased to announce new additions to our Products & Services!

    The next-generation professional radios are NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE OR RENTAL, with enhanced performance, productivity and value – and more opportunity for you! The Motorola GP328 VHF/UHF and the compact Motorola GP328 Plus (Non-Keypad) are used by many leading companies in Singapore for use in potentially ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Working in Confined Spaces – Gas Monitoring Advice from the HSE

    In December 2014 the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published the Third Edition of its Approved Code of Practice, ‘Safe work in confined spaces’. This updates the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 with revised definitions and new examples. Of particular interest to Analox is the latest guidance on hypoxic (reduced oxygen) environments employed in fire suppression and food ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • New guidelines published for working in confined spaces

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently revised its guidelines for work carried out in confined spaces. The Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance has been updated with a number of regulatory changes as well as some aesthetic changes to make the guide easier to use. The confined spaces ACOP is published for the benefit of employees likely to work in confined spaces as well as ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

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