Thinking Outside the Box: Tips from a Painting Contractor on Working Safely in Confined Spaces

From JPCL, July 2013

By Kyle Hough and Duane Hough, Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp.


by Kyle Hough and Duane Hough, Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp.

This article gives contractors insights on developing a plan to create a safe work environment in permit-required confined spaces, with a focus on hazardous atmospheres. Using a ground storage tank and a greywater tank on a cruise ship as examples, the article give tips for conducting job hazard analysis, using engineering controls, and developing rescue plans, as well as lending insight to training, documentation, lighting, planning, and troubleshooting....
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Tagged categories: Confined space; Health & Safety; OSHA; Tanks and vessels

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