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CONFINED CONFINED SPACE SPACE ENTRY ENTRY 29 CFR 1910.146 29 CFR 1910.146
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2 What is a Confined Space? What is a Confined Space? Is large enough and so configured that an employee can enter bodily and perform work; Has limited or restricted means of entry or exit; Is not designed for continuous human occupancy. A space that:
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3 Examples of Confined Examples of Confined Spaces: Spaces: Tanks Manholes Boilers Furnaces Sewers Silos Hoppers Vaults Pipes Trenches Tunnels Ducts Bins Pits
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4 Potential Hazards in Potential Hazards in Confined Spaces Confined Spaces Oxygen Deficiency <19.5% or >22% oxygen concentration Combustibles Methane Hydrogen Acetylene Propane Gasoline fumes Toxic Materials Carbon Monoxide Hydrogen Sulfide Welding fumes Corrosives Electricity Mechanical Hazards Mixers Crushers
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5 ENTRY ENTRY The act by which a person intentionally passes through an opening into a permit required confined space. Any part of the body passing through the opening is considered entry.
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6 IDLH IDLH IMMEDIATELY DANGEROUS TO LIFE OR HEALTH Any condition which poses an immediate threat to the health of life on an entrant, or; Would cause irreversible adverse health effects, or; Would interfere with an individual’s ability to escape unaided from a permit space.
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7 ENTRANT ENTRANT The employee who will physically enter the confined space to perform the work.
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8 ATTENDANT ATTENDANT The employee who remains outside the confined space and monitors the entrant(s); guards the space against unauthorized entry; warns the entrants of any unusual conditions; and summons the rescue personnel if needed.
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9 Permit-Required Confined Permit-Required Confined Space Space A Permit-Required Confined Space is 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 for engulfing an entrant; Has an internal configuration such that an entrant could become trapped or asphyxiated; or Contains any other serious safety or health hazard.
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10 Entry Entry Supervisor Supervisor The employee responsible for coordinating the entry into the confined space. This must be a team leader or foreman.
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11 Responsible Person Responsible Person The person directly responsible for the work being performed in the confined space. This can be the Team Leader, Foreman, journeyman, or other person qualified by training and experience.
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12 Non-Permit Non-Permit Confined Space
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 5737 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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