Confined Space OSHA 1910.146: It’s Time to Change the Statistics

When working in confined spaces, there is an increased risk of exposure for serious physical injury or possible death from hazards such as entrapment, engulfment and hazardous atmospheric conditions.

OSHA 1910.146 provides minimum standards for employers to follow when planning confined space entry but, are they enough to protect your workers in a real hazardous environment? When permit required confined spaces after years and years still remain the leading cause of multiple fatalities in the workplace, why haven’t we eliminated or mitigated these risks?  Without a continuous focus from employers on realistically preparing, supervising, and protecting workers, these statistics won’t change.

In this free webinar, we will discuss best practices vs just meeting the minimum standards and which areas are insufficient and need change such as air monitoring, non-entry and entry rescue, and training and equipment considerations for a rescue team.

By attending this free webinar, you will learn:

  1. Best practices above and beyond the minimum OSHA regulations.
  2. What equipment and training is needed for your workers and rescuers.
  3. How to develop and execute effective “what if” training scenarios and procedures to mitigate risks.
Register below for this free webinar!
: November 28, 2018
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Chris Koester is the owner of Priority One Safe-T, LLC, an emergency response and standby rescue services and training firm for industrial and manufacturing companies. Chris has over 21 years of experience as a rescuer and is an internationally recognized expert in confined space entry and rescue.  In addition to serving his industrial clients, Chris and his team of active and retired firefighters lead Confined Space Entry and Rescue classroom courses and hands-on technical training for employers from across the world at the 6-story NE Tech Rescue Training Center located in Pryor, OK.


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