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Confined or Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres » Work in Confined or Enclosed Spaces


Figure 2: Workers in PPE removing valves and pipes
Figure 2: Workers in PPE removing valves and pipes.

Figure 4: Enclosed space containing cadmium and lead
Figure 4: Enclosed space containing cadmium and lead.

Figure 6: Boiler access hole
Figure 6: Boiler access hole.

Figure 1: Temporary lighting provided for workers
Figure 1: Temporary lighting provided for workers.

Figure 3: Worker using cable cutters
Figure 3: Worker using cable cutters.

Figure 5: CHT tank
Figure 5: CHT tank.

After adequate tests and visual inspections are performed and precautions are taken, there are still numerous hazards inherent of work performed in enclosed spaces. OSHA requires specific safety practices to ensure that work is performed safely. For more specific information, refer to the following sections:



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