Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

Episode 91

Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard defines a confined space, gives examples of deadly incidents and does a deep dive into what OSHA is doing today to curb fatalities and injuries.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years of 2011 to 2018, 1,030 workers died from occupational injuries involving a confined space.

For our episode today, we are going to talk about these deadly areas. We will discuss what a confined space is, the different kinds of confined spaces that can lead to injuries as well as some recent real-world situations and what OSHA is doing to try to curb incidents in confined spaces.

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A special thank you to the National Fire Protection Association. 

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About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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