Confined Space

Confined Space

The maintenance and operation of many building systems requires workers to enter confined spaces. Confined space entry presents a number of potential hazards. This program establishes a standard means of inventoryinig and assessing these spaces, as well as providing training for personnel required to enter these spaces.

Department Contact

Mark Collins
Associate Director of Occupational & Facilities Safety
617.496.7168

Did You Know?

Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for approximately 8.9 million visits to emergency department (2001, NSC Injury Facts). Steps you can take to prevent slips and falls: keep all surfaces clear of debris; work only on sturdy, level, and clean surfaces; and immediately report and or clean surfaces that have grease, water, oil or chemical spills.