Confined Spaces

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Confinement itself may pose entrapment hazards and work in confined spaces may keep employees closer to hazards such as machinery components than they would be otherwise. Confinement, limited access and restricted airflow can result in hazardous conditions that would not normally arise in an open workplace.

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  1. Overview
  2. Worker Training
  3. Assigned Duties
  4. Controlling Hazards
  5. Emergencies

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Overview

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What are confined spaces?

Overview

## Many workplaces contain areas that are considered "confined spaces" because while they are not necessarily designed for people, they are large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs.

Overview

A confined space also has limited or restricted means for entry or exit and is not designed for continuous occupancy.

Overview

Can you select the confined space from the options below?

A confined space has one or more of the following... contains or has the potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere. Contains material that has the potential to engulf an entrant Has walls that converge inward or floors that slope downward and taper into a smaller area which could trap or asphyxiate an entrant. ## Contains any other recognized safety or health hazard, such as unguarded machinery, exposed live wires, or heat stress.

Worker Training

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Before the initial work assignment begins, the employer must provide proper training for all workers who are required to work in permit spaces.

Worker Training

## After the training, employers must ensure that the employees have acquired the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform their duties.

Worker Training

When do you think additional training should be required?

Assigned Duties

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Authorized entrant Attendant Entry supervisor

Assigned Duties

## Authorized entrants are required to know space hazards, including information on the means of exposure such as inhalation or dermal absorption, signs of symptoms and consequences of the exposure.

Assigned Duties

## Authorized entrants should always use appropriate personal protective equipment properly.

Assigned Duties

Authorized entrants should maintain communication with attendants as necessary to enable them to monitor the entrant’s status and alert the entrant to evacuate when necessary.

Assigned Duties

You should exit from a permit space as soon as possible when?

Assigned Duties

Similar to an a Authorized entrant an Attendant should order evacuation of the permit space when... ## A prohibited condition exists A worker shows signs of physiological effects of hazard exposure ## An emergency outside the confined space exists and the attendant cannot effectively and safely perform required duties.

Entry supervisors are required to... Know space hazards including information on the mode of exposure, signs or symptoms and consequences ## Take appropriate measures to remove unauthorized entrants ## Ensure that entry operations remain consistent with the entry permit and that acceptable entry conditions are maintained

Controlling Hazards

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Your employer’s written program should establish the means, procedures and practices to eliminate or control hazards necessary for safe permit space entry operations. These may include...

Controlling Hazards

Specifying acceptable entry conditions

Controlling Hazards

Isolating the permit space

Controlling Hazards

# Verifying acceptable entry conditions

Controlling Hazards

Equipment for safe entry

Controlling Hazards

Detection of hazardous conditions

Controlling Hazards

When entry to permit spaces is prohibited, the employer must take effective measures to prevent unauthorized entry.

Controlling Hazards

## Non-permit confined spaces must be evaluated when changes occur in their use or configuration and, where appropriate, must be reclassified as permit spaces.

Controlling Hazards

If entry is required to eliminate hazards and obtain data, the employer must follow specific procedures in the standard.

Controlling Hazards

Emergencies

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Rescue service personnel

Emergencies

What should rescue service personnel be provided with?

Emergencies

## The standard also requires that all rescuers be trained in first aid and CPR.

Emergencies

Employers must ensure that practice rescue exercises are performed yearly and that rescue services are provided access to permit spaces so they can practice rescue operations.

Emergencies

## Rescuers also must be informed of the hazards of the permit space.

Emergencies

Harnesses and retrieval lines

Emergencies

Authorized entrants who enter a permit space must wear a chest or full body harness with a retrieval line attached to the center of their backs near shoulder level or above their heads.

Emergencies

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