Types of Confined Spaces
Start thinking about the various types of confined spaces around you. There are many different types of confined spaces. Some confined spaces may be very dangerous and can be immediately dangerous to your life and health upon entry. Other types of confined spaces may be less dangerous and have little chance of causing you harming upon entry.
Confined spaces are usually broken down into two groups: Non-Permit and Permit. Permit confined spaces are the most hazardous and require you or some qualified person to completed a safety checklist, simply called a permit, before you enter in to the space.
First, let's examine permit confined spaces, and start by learning exactly what a permit is and what function it serves.