The revised Z1171 Safety Requirements for Entering Confined Spaces

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This webinar occurred on:  June 24, 2015

This webinar discusses the major changes in the Z117.1 revision in 2015 and how it impacts employer and employees. It also compares and contrasts the ANSI Z117.1 with the new OSHA construction standard for confined spaces.


Terry W. Krug,
MS, CIH, CSP: President and Senior Scientist Exceptional Occupational Safety and Health Advisors (EXOSHA)

1979 Mr. Krug started with OSHA as an IH Compliance Officer in Lubbock, TX. After 3 years, transferred to the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) as an IH Instructor. In 1987, he accepted a management position with ATSF Railway Co which he held for four years. He left to start a consulting business, Industrial Hygiene Technical Consultants (IHTC) which he operated for 6 years.

In 1997 he returned to the DOL OSHA’s Chicago North AO as a Safety and Health Specialist/ Compliance Officer conducting enforcement safety and health inspections. Mr. Krug has conducted hundreds of inspections during his time with OSHA and as a Training Instructor to the OTI and in his career has taught thousands of students in safety and health topics. Mr. Krug was the chairperson for a half dozen OSHA courses one was the Permit-Required Confined Space course # 2260 and another among many was the Hazardous Materials course # 2010.

Mr. Krug retired from OSHA in March of 2011 and started a consulting business called EXOSHA. He is currently an active member and past chair of the AIHA Confined Spaces Technical Committee, and AIHA’s official liaison for 20 years to and Vice chair for 10 years of the ANSI Z117.1 standard Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces. Recently advanced to Chair of Z117.1 in July of 2013. Mr. Krug has been an active member of the ASSE’s Standard Development Committee since June 2014.

AIHA, ASSE, NFPA, ANSI, NSC Co-Authored Confined Space Entry an AIHA Protocol Guide 1995 and 2001.


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