Confined Spaces

Additional Resources

  • Calibrating and Testing Direct-Reading Portable Gas Monitors. OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB), (September 30, 2013). Provides workers and employers guidance on calibrating and testing direct-reading portable gas monitors (hereafter, "DRPGMs" or "instruments").
  • UPDATED Small Business Safety and Health Handbook. OSHA Publication 2209, (2024) [Español OSHA Publication 4261, (2024)]. Summarizes the benefits of an effective safety and health program, provides self-inspection checklists for employers to identify workplace hazards, and reviews key workplace safety and health resources for small businesses.
  • Confined Spaces. National Ag Safety Database (NASD). Provides a linked reference to several videos relating to confined space entry.
Other Resources
  • ANSI Z117.1 Committee. American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).
  • Fatal Facts: Confined Space Fire. A guidance document on a fire during maintenance operations discussing the importance of communication between simultaneous operations, an effective permit required confined space program, and identifying sources of ignition and hot work.
  • NFPA 350: Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work. National Fire Protection Association.