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Farm Safety Training In-Depth: Keeping Confined Spaces Workers Safe

Posted by Good Day's Work on Feb 21, 2017

Chances are good your agriculture operation has buildings or structures that are considered to be confined spaces. OSHA defines a confined space as: large enough for an employee to enter fully and perform assigned work; not designed for continuous occupancy by the employee; and has a limited or restricted means of entry or exit. In practical terms this typically includes structures such as manure pits, silos, grain bins, and fertilizer tanks, among others. In most cases these structures are also considered to be permit-required confined spaces.

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Topics: Ag Safety, Confined Spaces, Confined Space Training

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