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Toolbox talk: confined spaces.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Many construction sites have enclosed areas where work is done. These areas can create hazards such as lack of oxygen, explosive or toxic gases, electrical shock and materials falling from above. Many of these hazards can kill or injure workers. Many would-be rescuers have died entering a confined space.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Confined-spaces; Oxygen-deficient-atmospheres; Explosive-atmospheres; Explosive-gases; Explosive-hazards; Toxic-gases; Electrical-shock
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: confined spaces
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: October 18, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division