Oregon OSHA

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Overview

When workers enter a confined space to inspect equipment, fix leaks, or do construction work, they can encounter toxic gasses, corrosive chemicals, flammable solvents, or machines that start unexpectedly​. If something goes wrong, a confined space can be difficult or impossible to exit. And would-be rescuers can die as quickly as those they are trying to rescue.

General industry and construction industry employers confined space rule, 437-002-0146

Agriculture employers confined space rule, 437-004-1250 Confined and Hazardous Spaces​

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Highlights

Learn how to comply with confined space requirements for general industry and construction work.

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Confined spaces and permit spaces​
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Education and training

 

Rules and rule-related

Advisory Committee

Confined Space​​​

 

 

Additional Resources