Category Archives: Confined Space

Confined Space Incident – Durham, NC

On June 7, 2011 two workers died in Durham, North Carolina while performing work in a confined space. Click here to read about the incident. The most common cause of confined space fatalities are workers attempting to rescue the entrant. It is … Continue reading

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Confined Spaces – Definition of Restricted Entry

A client at a large steel mill recently contacted me concerning my article on performing a confined space assessment: http://www.workplace-safety-nc.com/articles/conf-space-assessments.html One of OSHA’s 3 criteria to be considered a confined space is: Has limited or restricted means for entry or exit (for example, … Continue reading

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