Confined Spaces [29 CFR 1910.146]
According to 29 CFR 1910.146, ?Confined space" means a space that:
- Is large enough and so configured that an employee can bodily enter and perform assigned work
- Has limited or restricted means for entry or exit (for example, tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, and pits are spaces that may have limited means of entry)
- Is not designed for continuous employee occupancy
There are two types of confined spaces: ?non-permit required confined space? and ?permit required confined space.? We?ll discuss these in future editions of the Reg of the Day.
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