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  • 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 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 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 ...

  • What can go wrong in confined space rescues

    May 8, 2010, Middletown, OH -- A worker conducting a non-entry inspection of a manhole was incapacitated and fell into the hole. Moments later, two firefighters lowered their captain into the hole to conduct the rescue. All three firefighters were overcome and nearly perished in the botched rescue. May 26, 2010, Liberty Township, IN -- A worker is overcome and collapses ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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 ...

  • Confined Space Recovery in London

    Looking for Confined Space Recovery in London? When somebody is trapped in a confined space, it’s not only frightening but extremely dangerous, especially if it contains hazardous materials or liquids. It’s even more hazardous if there is a limited supply of oxygen and little time to rescue somebody. According to statistics, two-thirds of deaths in confined spaces ...

  • Confined Space Recovery in Manchester

    Confined Space Recovery in Manchester – Why is it important? Confined space training is especially important for firefighters, who find themselves working in all kinds of environments. If you are looking for confined space recovery in Manchester, read more to see how we can help you. Civil Engineering Safety Limited aim to be the first choice for those seeking confined space ...

  • 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 Recovery in Birmingham

    In Need of Confined Space Recovery in Birmingham? All over the world people work in confined spaces, many of which are extremely dangerous. These are places where serious injuries can occur, along with suffocation, if people aren’t properly trained. A confined space includes anywhere that has foreseeable risks related to fire, explosive asphyxiation or drowning. ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • 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

  • Canadian confined space standard nears approval

    Canada is about to get its first comprehensive national standard addressing management of work inside confined spaces and coordinating workers" rescues from them. The Canadian Standards Association says CSA Z1006, Management of Work in Confined Spaces, would be the country"s first ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Confined space entry – is your gas detector right for the job?

    Working in confined spaces is difficult at the best of times. Operators often have to wear full PPE (personal protective equipment), are usually harnessed and may be carrying tools and equipment to complete the task in hand (e.g. welding). The last thing a worker in this environment needs to worry about is his or her gas detector. It should be designed specifically for confined space entry (CSE) ...

  • 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 ...

  • Rescue Team Training in the UK

    Does your company require rescue team training? At Civil Engineering Safety Limited we have experience working in even the toughest environments, including those with underground vaults, storage silos, sewers, motorway access panels, chambers, pits and disused basements. Our training is ideal for those who work in confined spaces, roads and highways, and places which require water ...

  • Epoxy smoke stymied rescue

    GEORGETOWN — Rescuers did not lower an air supply to five workers trapped inside a smoky hydroelectric conduit until 2 1/2 hours after a fire broke out, officials said Wednesday. The five contractors perished inside the 12-foot-wide concrete-and-steel tunnel Tuesday after sparking a fire in some fresh epoxy they were applying, even though they sent a radio message that they were still all OK an ...

  • The EI Group’s Bill Taylor Addresses Confined Space Best Practices in Professional Safety Magazine

    Bill Taylor, CSP, Principal Safety Scientist and recent addition to The EI Group, Inc. (EI), was published in the July edition of Professional Safety, a monthly publication of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).  Taylor’s article, which focuses on the dangers associated with Confined Spaces, encourages proactive workplace safety programs, which not only provide their ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites tank cleaning service for confined space hazards at Lansing, Ill., facility; proposed fines exceed $142,000

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Dedicated TCS LLC with 11 safety and health, including two willful, violations, primarily for failing to protect workers in confined spaces. OSHA opened an inspection of the company's Lansing facility, which cleans tank trailers, upon receiving a complaint alleging hazards. Proposed penalties total $142,100. ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Dayville, Conn., cosmetics manufacturing plant for electrical, confined space, mechanical and chemical hazards US Cosmetics Corp. faces more than $53,000 in proposed fines

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited U.S. Cosmetics Corp. with 20 alleged serious violations at its manufacturing plant on Louisa Viens Drive in Dayville. The safety and health inspections, which began in October 2012, were conducted under OSHA's Site-Specific Targeting Program that directs enforcement resources to workplaces where the highest ...

  • ASTM E2801 - 11 standard test method for evaluating emergency response robot capabilities: mobility: confined area obstacles: gaps

    A main purpose of using robots in emergency response operations is to enhance the safety and effectiveness of emergency responders operating in hazardous or inaccessible environments. The testing results of the candidate robot shall describe, in a statistically significant way, how reliably the robot is able to negotiate the specified types of obstacles, and thus provide emergency ...


    By ASTM International

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