Confined spaces aren't just uncomfortable: they can also pose severe risks to workers' health and safety. Here are a few things you need to know about confined spaces, new regulations, and how to keep workers safe.
WHAT IS A CONFINED SPACE?
The definition of "confined space," according to OSHA, is an area that:
is large enough for workers to enter;
is not designed for long-term occupancy;
and has limited and/or difficult entrances and exits.