Confined Space Entry Safety Training Kit
|ABC-K08-112 - Confined Space Entry Safety Training Kit
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The video is 20 minutes and addresses the major areas needed to comply with the standard, including:
- Contents of the OSHA standard (1910.146)
- Definition of confined spaces
- Hazards of confined spaces
- Training for entrants, attendants & supervisors
- Permit-required confined spaces
- Emergency rescue
Kit includes the training video and a CD containing:
- PowerPoint Presentation (#PP08-112)
- Manual (M08-112)
- printable Leader's Guide on CD
- Video Program Outline
- Quiz (English & Spanish)
- Answer Key
- Training Log / Sign-in Form
- Copy of OSHA Standard (1910.146)
- List of Site Specific Information
- Wallet Card / ID Card
Many workplaces contain spaces that are considered "confined" because their configurations hinder the activities of employees who must enter, work in, and exit them. A confined space has limited or restricted means for entry or exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy. Confined spaces include, but are not limited to underground vaults, tanks, storage bins, manholes, pits, silos, process vessels, and pipelines.
OSHA uses the term "permit-required confined space" (permit space) to describe a confined space that has one or more of the following characteristics: contains or has the potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere; contains a material that has the potential to engulf an entrant; has walls that converge inward or floors that slope downward and taper into a smaller area which could trap or asphyxiate an entrant; or contains any other recognized safety or health hazard, such as unguarded machinery, exposed live wires, or heat stress.
According to data collected by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program, fatal injuries in confined spaces fluctuated from a low of 81 in 1998 to a high of 100 in 2000 during the five-year period, averaging 92 fatalities per year.