Confined spaces by their very meaning solicit thoughts of small, uncomfortable, and untenable space. Ventilation is a must no matter the situation. According to Koester (2018) “out of 670 confined space deaths” 373 were atmospheric in nature and 0% were ventilated (para 3). Whether you’re ventilating to clear a hazardous...

There are many elements in a confined space or hazardous location that affect the atmosphere’s safety. To maintain a healthy environment, it is important to recognize how these components can potentially be harmful. Sufficient oxygen is extremely important to keep any atmosphere healthy — it’s one of the first elements on...

How can you tell if your workplace is safe? Confined spaces are bigger than you think. They are more than just a tight spot. The elements that reside in confined spaces are dangerous, and can cause injury or death. So, it is very important to be able to identify hazardous signs...