Confined Space Safety Services
What is a Confined Space?
- An Employee Can Bodily Enter
- Limited or Restricted Entry or Exit
- Not Designed For Continuous Occupancy
According to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 regulation, if a work area meets one or more of the above criteria then it is designated as a Confined Space.
Some examples may include:
- Underground vaults
- Storage bins
- Process vessels
Accurate Safety Compliance will assist your company in achieving compliance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 regulations by not only providing you with a highly trained rescue team and state of the art equipment to be on site during your planned or unplanned maintenance events, but also we are safety professionals who provide complete safety services by acting as a separate set of eyes with a fresh perspective.
We will assist in ensuring you have a written Confined Space Entry program with policies and procedures that meet OSHA regulations and if you do not have a written program then ASC can even assist your company in developing, implementing, and even managing a program.
Our staff consists of professionals that are trained in all aspects of HSE as Safety Specialists, including but not limited to Confined Space Rescue and Medic First Aid/CPR/BBP/AED. ASC will conduct an on-site hazard assessment, on-site training to meet the OSHA requirements for permit required confined space as supervisors, entrants, attendants and rescue, staging of all safety equipment, confined space safety supervisor, medical technician (MEDIC), and rescue services.
The primary objective in the extensive preparation of training, on site hazard assessment, pre-planning, rescue equipment, and our rescue services is to insure an effective entrance and successful response to any potential rescue incident.
- Winches & Pulley systems
- Communication Devices
- Ventilation Fans & Ducts
- Lighting equipment
- Respirators (Supplied Air and Air Purifying)
- 5 minute Escape Packs
- First Aid Kit
- Fire Extinguisher
- Multi Gas Monitors (BW Technologies) with extra O2 Sensors
- Immobilization Devices
- Stretcher and Straps
Topics addressed during our on-site training include:
- Confined space identification and hazard assessments
- Responsibilities of entrants, attendants, supervisors and rescuers
- Identifying permit-required confined spaces and their hazards
- Purpose of permits
- Proper utilization of gas monitoring equipment
- Methods to safely ventilate your confined space
- Requirements for rescue services & personnel
- Steps necessary to temporarily reclassify a permit-required confined space to a non-permit space
- Ensuring your written Confined Space Entry program and procedures meet OSHA regulations
- We are safety professionals who provide complete safety services. We are not only your rescue team but we are also on-site safety people who act as a separate set of eyes with a fresh perspective.
- Rescue teams are trained to OSHA 1910.146
- All rescue equipment is intrinsically safe (explosion proof), inspected, tested and maintained
- Rescue team members are trained and qualified to don supplied air respirators
- Rescue team members are First Aid/CPR trained and certified
- Rescue teams will complete confined space permit upon each entry
- Rescue team monitors all activities inside and outside the space to ensure a safe confined-space entry.
- ASC performs Site Specific Hazard Assessments for every rescue entry
- Custom designs a Site Specific Rescue Plan