NFPA 350: A New Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work
Current OSHA and ASSE confined space standards and regulations are performance-based standards that provide minimum requirements for confined space entry. NFPA 350, Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work, is a new NFPA document intended to provide information on how to comply with existing standards by simplifying terminology, addressing gaps, and providing additional information on how to comply with confined space standards and regulations. For example, NFPA 350 helps identify inherent, introduced, and adjacent confined space hazards and provides detailed information on selection, calibration, and use of atmospheric monitoring devices.
This webinar will provide an overview of the information provided within the standard and will explain how it can be used to support an existing confined space entry program.
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: March 29, 2017
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT
is a certified industrial hygienist and a senior fire protection engineer with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in Quincy, Ma. She is the staff liaison for nine NFPA Technical Committees including the Committee responsible for the development of the new NFPA 350, Guide for Confined Space Entry and Work. Prior to joining NFPA, Nancy worked for the Massachusetts Department of Labor where she was an OSHA consultant for 10 years, and supervisor of a public sector employee health and safety program for 12 years. There she developed a written model confined space procedure and policy for public sector workplaces and designed and presented full day confined space training programs for public sector water and wastewater employees. Nancy has served as adjunct faculty at Northeastern University and Mass Maritime Academy, teaching classes in workplace health and safety. She is currently the Chair of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Confined Spaces Committee and recently published two Synergist articles for AIHA on NFPA 350 and prevention through design for confined spaces.
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Date: Mar 29, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM ET
Duration: 1 Hour