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Confined Space Program

• Federal Regulation on General Industry Confined Space - 29 CFR 1910.146

• Federal Regulation on Construction Confined Space - 29 CFR 1926.1203

• Marine Corps Confined Space Entry Program - NAVMC 5100.8 Chapter 14

What you need to know
1) Identify all confined spaces in the footprint of your facility or any confined spaces your employees may need to do work in outside your facility.

2) Put a sign on your confined spaces and secure them so they cannot be accessed accidentally.

3) Determine whether your people will need to enter them for any reason

3A) if your people will need to enter those spaces - contact the Installation Confined Space Program Manager to help you set up a program 3B) if your people will not need to enter those spaces - contact the installation Confined Space Program Manager to verify your spaces are on the installation inventory.

4) Train all your personnel on where your spaces are located, and that they are not authorized to enter them unless they have a Confined Space Permit.

Examples of Confined Spaces: Manholes - Water Bowls - Fuelcons - Sixcons - Utility Vaults - Communication Vaults - Facility crawl spaces

For any and help with this please contact the Installation Confined Space Program Manager Mr. Dale Waldren at 760-763-2366.