Confined Spaces and New Regulations

Confined spaces incidents have long been one of the top statistical leaders for worker fatalities and accidents in our country.  The Department of Labor reported 481 deaths in this country from 2005-2009.  Confined space areas like crawl spaces, manholes, and sewers are not designed for working in for long stretches of time.  Workers that operate in confined spaces are exposed to many hazards including asphyxiation, cave-ins, electrocution, explosions, and exposure to toxic substances.  To continue reading, Click Here

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