Confined spaces can be awkward and uncomfortable work areas. Not only that, many workplace hazards are generally even more hazardous when they’re in confined spaces. That’s why OSHA requires special precautions and written permits for most confined space tasks.
There are more than 4.8 million permit-required confined spaces throughout U.S. workplaces. According to OSHA, 20 workers die each year in confined spaces and many, many more are injured. No one enjoys working in these areas, but it’s sometimes necessary to perform repairs, maintenance, and other tasks.
Download this free Best Practices report, Confined Spaces in the Workplace, and learn about the best protection against confined space hazards to give you the confidence that you are complying with OSHA regulations and doing all that is possible to keep your employees safe.