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Permit-Required Confined Space Training
Permit-Required Confined Space Training Session
at Motlow State Community College
1 February 2001, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
I. Understanding the Hazards
  • Case Studies of 3 Workers Killed in Utility Vault
  • Why OSHA promulgated 29CFR 1910.146
  • The Hazards
  • Another Case Study where 2 workers died

II. Detecting Hazardous Levels of Gases

  • Permissible Exposure Limits for Hazardous Gases
  • Gas Detector Limits
  • Using the Detector
  • Sampling time
  • Stratification in a confined space
III Sewer Entry
  • The 3 Invisible Killers
  • What Appendix E to the CFR 1910.146 Requires

V The Motlow "Permit-Required Confined Space Plan"

VI The Emergency Response Team & Respiratory Protection Program

VII Other Common Hazards

  • Hot-Work Permits

VI. Field Exercise

  • Filling Out the Permit
  • Alerting the Rescue Squad
  • Setting up the wench, wearing a harness
  • Preliminary atmospheric Testing
  • Manhole entry.
  • Wench Retrieval of injured worker
  • Emergency Response
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