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Figure 1: Employee training Figure 1: Employee training.

OSHA requires that employers train their employees to enter and work safely in enclosed and confined spaces as well as other hazardous atmospheres. [29 CFR 1915.12(d)]


Training Requirements
  • Employers should retrain employees on confined space annually.
  • Employers should conduct awareness training for those who must work in enclosed spaces.
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