Partial Confined Space Entry

Does a partial confined space entry need a permit? One area of concern for many employers relates to the safety requirements needed when an employee reaches into a permit-required confined space to perform a low-hazard job task such as steam cleaning or collecting a sample. Has the employee made a confined space entry? Is a permit needed? What exactly are the requirements? The OSHA regulations don't address this specific situation. The … [Read more...]

Jim Johnson July 9, 2014
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