They're not designed to be occupied! How to work safely in the permit-required
confined space" titles a new publication by the the US-american Oregon
Occupational Safety and Health Division.
The guide focuses on confined spaces that may contain life-threatening hazards
- permit-required confined spaces, or permit spaces - and answers the following
- What is a permit space and how can I identify one?
- What is the permit-required confined-space standard for general industry,
and why is it important?
- What do I need to know to work safely in a permit space?
- What is a permit-space program, and do I need one for my workplace?
You'll find a generic permit-space program that you can use as a model for your
own program, along with other information about permit spaces.
Furthermore the guide focuses on:
- Identify the permit spaces at your workplace
- Common atmospheric hazards
- Identify the hazards in the spaces
- Common non-atmospheric hazards
- Decide if employees will enter a permit space
- What to do before workers enter a permit space
- Eliminate or control the hazards in the space
- Options for eliminating and controlling hazards in permit spaces, continued
- Establish entry procedures
AplusA-online.de - Source: Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division