Category: Confined Space Rescue

OSHA Cites Workplace for Not Having Safety or Fire Rescue Services

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to have emergency response to hazardous substances being released, trenching and excavation rescues, and confined space entry rescues. Responses to such events must be done by highly skilled and trained personnel. If the employer cannot provide the proper training, equipment, and personnel to accomplish the cleanup […]

The Truth about Hydrogen Sulfide Exposure

Hydrogen sulfide is more than the rotten egg odor that is smelled around propane tanks. It is the bacterial actions breaking down decaying matter, which produces hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and creates the rotten egg smell. However, the truth is that H2S exposure can be deadly for workers in wastewater, mining, agriculture, textile manufacturing, food processing, […]

Regulations for Confined Space Rescue

Every employee has a right to a safe work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the regulatory agency protecting workers in the workplace. One of the most important regulations covers employees working in confined spaces. The regulation for employers to understand is OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146. Working in confined spaces is more […]

Benefits of Outsourcing Industrial Safety Services

Industrial fire and safety service providers give relief too many industries. According to Joel Reuter, Vice President of Communications for Rolls-Royce Allison states, “No matter how big a company gets, it needs help covering all the safety issues to make sure employees are working in optimal conditions.” Reuters points out it is extremely beneficial for […]