Confined spaces are one of the most dangerous places to work. Add in the potential for explosive gases, you have yourselves a powder keg just waiting for a spark. The main causes of confined space accidents are lack of knowledge and training about the risks and when to use gas detection devices. Let’s break it down to something simple, so you know what the heck you are talking about when it comes to confined spaces and hazardous atmospheres.
Hope you liked Bacon’s glossary of terms defining confined spaces and gas detection devices. Who has time to figure out some complicated mumbo jumbo thought up by some guy in a suit? Just remember, if you don’t aren’t sure of some new standard or safety requirement—ASK!
There’s nothing worse than having to explain to someone’s family that the unimaginable happened, especially when it’s preventable. Give your crew a fighting chance and never send them into a confined space situation they aren’t prepared for.
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