Confined Spaces, Which Standard Should I Follow?

The presentation will compare and contrast OSHA’s general industry 1910.146 Permit-required confined space standard, and confined spaces in construction standard 1926.1201-1213 with ANSI Z117.1 R2016 Safety Requirements for Entering Confined Spaces.
Attendees will learn the main requirements and safeguards of each standard.

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March 27, 2019
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Terry W. Krug, MS, CIH, CSP: President and Senior Scientist
Exceptional Occupational Safety and Health Advisors (EXOSHA) Masters Degree in Biology from EMU, Michigan 1979

Certified Industrial Hygienist by ABIH in Comprehensive Practice
Certified Safety Professional by BCSP in Comprehensive Practice

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.  In 1991, he left to start a consulting business, Industrial Hygiene Technical Consultants (IHTC) that 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 for 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 being the Permit-Required Confined Space # 2260.

Mr. Krug retired from OSHA in March of 2011 and started a consulting business called EXOSHA. He has been the past chair of AIHA’s Confined Spaces Technical Committee, and is presently chair of the ANSI Z117.1 standard Safety Requirements for Entering Confined Spaces.  Mr. Krug has been an active member of the ASSP’s Standards Development Committee from 2014-2018.  Mr. Krug has been an expert witness for government and the private sector and has written and revised numerous health and safety programs.

Co-Authored Confined Space Entry an AIHA Protocol Guide 1995 and 2001


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Duration: 1 Hour

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