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Confined Space for Construction- Train the Trainer

Effective August 3, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration dedicated a confined space standard specifically for the construction industry; Subpart AA of 29 CFR 1926.  The new standard places emphasis on training, monitoring/evaluating, and communications requirements. The Confined Space standard for Construction is significantly different from the General Industry Standard. OSHA identified a number of areas within which confined spaces could occur, including: bins;  boilers; pits;  manholes; tanks;  incinerators; …Read More