Confined Spaces For Managers & Safety Professionals: How To Safely Manage Entry & Rescue
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Every year, hundreds of workers suffer needless injuries, even death, due to inadequate understanding of confined space safety requirements.
Confined spaces are particularly dangerous because of the likelihood of noxious atmospheres and the difficulty of coming to the assistance of workers who are overcome. (In fact, it's not unusual for the rescuer to become a second victim in the confined space.)
However, confined spaces are relatively safe if OSHA's procedures are followed. Entrants and attendants have critically important responsibilities, but the ultimate responsibility rests with the person assigned as the entry supervisor. And who is responsible for making it all happen? Probably you.
Join us for an in-depth webinar that will explain not only the technical aspects of confined spaces, but also how to complete the permit process correctly, ensure proper training for attendants, and learn how to be prepared for rescue operations.
You and your colleagues will learn:
- How to perform a comprehensive assessment to identify and classify all confined spaces at your facility
- OSHA's confined space regulations and requirements
- The critical elements that must be included in a best-in-class confined space program
- How to develop an effective rescue strategy that does not put the rescuers at risk
- The three types of atmospheric hazards – how to identify them, and the best methods for testing
- Confined space best practices, with a focus on supervisory, entrant, and attendant responsibility
- Methods to consider to assure that your confined space entry and rescue training program is complete and effective
- The confined space permitting and documentation requirements and best practices you need to know about
About your Speakers:
Brian S. Yellin, Esq., MS, CIH is an attorney with the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, P.C. and is admitted to the Maryland, Montana and Federal Bars. He is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and holds a Masters of Science in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health from City University of New York at Hunter College.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Yellin worked for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration as a compliance officer, assistant area director and area director with the Manhattan Area Office. He has expert knowledge of the OSHA standards and OSHA's inspection policies and procedures and regularly represents clients on OSHA and MSHA matters and provides safety and health consultative services.
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at work immediately after the session ends!
And though with recorded versions you do lose the ability to ask questions, you gain the ability to hear the presentation numerous
times and to share it with others in your office.
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