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Category Archives: Confined Space Safety

Total Safety’s CCSM Solution Prevents Two Fires in 12 Hours

November 9, 2020

Our client, a large petrochemical plant, experienced first-hand how easily a fire can start when doing maintenance work in a compartment such as a container, tank or vessel. A single spark can mean disaster.  Safety in confined spaces requires supervision and continuous monitoring and assessment of atmospheric gas levels for the duration of the job. 

OSHA starts regional campaign to address rise in worker fatalities

April 5, 2017

Following this advice from OSHA can help your business improve workplace safety.

Confined space programs can’t be ignored

September 21, 2016

All companies should remember to follow best practices when it comes to safety, especially in confined spaces.

Ignoring combustible dust hazards can lead to hefty fines and high risks for injury

July 20, 2016

Combustible dust is an explosion hazard that can affect many industries, resulting in high OSHA fines for violations and extreme risk to worker safety when not controlled. 

OSHA issues clarification on Confined Spaces in Construction Standard

June 2, 2016

Since the confined space standard was extended to include the construction industry, some lingering confusion remained. 

5 changes to OSHA’s confined space regulations [Infographic]

April 20, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an update to its standard for construction work in confined spaces Aug. 3, 2015.

OSHA releases safety bulletin on hydrogen gas purging

March 11, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a new safety and health information bulletin on the hazards associated with hydrogen gas purging.