Confined Spaces

News & Articles

  • Minnesota OSHA FY2017 Safety Grants Topped $1M

    The agency's latest newsletter says MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation's Safety Grants during the fiscal year totaled $1,021,436 to 155 applicants.

  • One Tall Order

    Wind turbines are getting larger and larger. Some turbines' nacelles can be about 160 meters—about 525 feet—above the ground, and the blades can be about 75 meters long.

  • 20 Nonprofits Get MIOSHA Grants

    "We're pleased to award these grants to employer groups, labor organizations, and other non-profits that have demonstrated innovation and diversity in their training programs," MIOSHA Director Bart Pickelman said. "We appreciate the collaborative effort of these grantees and their mutual commitment toward preventing workplace injuries and illnesses."

  • OSHA Announces Grain Worker Safety Alliance

    The two-year alliance will focus on preventing exposure to hazards associated with grain bin entry, machine guarding, respiratory protection, falls, heat exposure exposures, combustible dust, struck-by equipment, and lockout/tagout.

  • Safety Shines Brightly in Indy This Month

    There will be plenty to learn and do at the NSC Congress & Expo in downtown Indianapolis.

  • NIOSH Analyzes Commercial Fisheries' Fatalities, Issues Recommendations

    The Northeast's multi-species groundfish trawling had the highest fatality rate of all during 2005-2014 at 30 per 10,000 FTEs.


  • X-zone confined space area monitoring

    X-zone confined space area monitoring

    X-zone provides continuous monitoring of confined spaces from a distance of up to 45 m (150 ft.). Zone 0 approval enables continuous operation of the device in an explosive atmosphere and environment.


  • iNet DS Docking Station

    Industrial Scientific iNetDS

    The iNet DS simplifies the use of docking stations with its plug-and-play functionality. more



  • MSA Altair 4x with Xcell Gas Detector

    Workers who face potentially dangerous situations deserve the best precision available. The Altair 4x multigas detector is as tough and functional as it looks. Built on durability: A rugged housing provides unsurpassed durability, including the ability to survive a 20ft drop.

  • Guide to Atmospheric Monitoring in Confined Spaces

    Atmospheric hazards in a confined space that expose entrants to a risk, such as death, entrapment, injury, or acute illness.


  • MSA Safety Training Center

    MSA customers experienced a whole new safety training experience in 2016.

  • Honeywell Life Safety and Customer Experience Center

    A new Honeywell Life Safety Experience Center opened in Houston, Texas on September 18, 2013.

  • 2013 NSC Congress & Expo -- Leading Safety Into the Future

    Register today at This September, more than 13,000 safety professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago to learn best practices, network, and compare safety solutions. Watch to see safety professionals tell you, in their own words, why they return to the the world's largest annual safety event, NSC Congress & Expo, year after year.