Confined Space Entry - Whether you're employed in a factory, chemical plant, public agency, or service organization of a construction firm, the confined space hazards you face are quite similar. Failure to closely follow specific rules, regulations, and confined space safety standards can just about guarantee serious injury or even death. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health or NOISH found in more than 50 percent of confined space accidents, the rescuer becomes the victim. NIOSH also found that very few organizations provided any type of written procedures or training specific to confined space entry.
Topics discussed in this safety video include: definition of confined space, oxygen deficiency, flammable or explosive gases, toxic gases and vapors, atmospheric hazard, engulfment hazard, configuration hazard, permit system of a written program and procedure, procedures to take into account, confined space supervisor/observer and emergency standby, proper techniques involved with confined space entry, confined space emergencies, training required for members of the rescue team, and PPE.
Runtime: 19 Min.
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