Confined spaces

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Gas detection in confined spaces

OSHA requires a direct-reading portable gas detector to test the atmosphere in a confined space before my workers enter. Why is a direct-reading monitor needed instead of an alarm-only monitor?
OSHA requires a direct-reading portable gas detector to test the atmosphere in a confined space before my workers enter. Why is a direct-reading monitor needed instead of an alarm-only monitor?
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COVID-19 and confined spaces

What best practices can employers follow to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 inside confined spaces?
What best practices can employers follow to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 inside confined spaces?
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Attendant and entrant squawk talk

Do all confined spaces require electronic equipment for effective communication between the attendant and entrants?
Do all confined spaces require electronic equipment for effective communication between the attendant and entrants?
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Confined space hazards

When an area is identified as a confined space, what does an employer need to do about it?
When an area is identified as a confined space, what does an employer need to do about it?
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Confined space rescue provisions

What rescue provisions must be in place for entry into a simple confined space that isn’t a permit space?
What rescue provisions must be in place for entry into a simple confined space that isn’t a permit space?
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