Confined spaces are typically found in tanks, pipelines, container vessels, sewers, pipelines, shipping containers, manholes or enclosed areas. By definition, a confined space has temporary or restricted access, they’re below two metres in length, width and height, have a volume of less than 100 m3 with limited means of ventilation.
Working in a Confined Space
Poisonous substances such as rotting materials or stagnant water in confined spaces cause poor air quality resulting in insufficient breathable air.
Gas detectors should be worn for continuous monitoring of personal space to give warning to the threat of any hazardous and flammable gases.
If breathing air is poor, breathing apparatus must be considered to provide a continuous flow of safe, breathable air.
Accessing a confined space may be at height. A fall arrest rescue block or a Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL) is mounted to a rescue tripod or an overhead anchor point will limit free fall distance or lock to control speed. The device can also be used to lift or to lower the casualty to safety.
For quick and safe exit to escape or rescue, our confined space kit includes all the components needed to safely enter and exit a confined space
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