Authorization, Permit & Procedure Confined Space Safety Signs
Confined spaces restrict the activities of employees who enter, exit, or work within them. In many cases, employees working in confined spaces face increased risk from entrapment and hazardous atmospheric conditions. Confinement, limited access, and restricted airflow create hazardous working conditions that do not normally occur in an open work area.
OSHA uses the terms "permit-required confined space" and "permit space" to designate certain confined spaces due to the possible health and safety hazards. OSHA requires workers to have a permit to enter spaces with this designation.
OSHA's confined space standard (29 CFR 1910.146) contains requirements to protect employees from the hazards of entering permit spaces. This standard requires employers to inform exposed employees to the existence, location, and hazards posted by confined spaces. These authorization, permit, and procedure confined space safety signs will help you comply with this important standard and keep employees safe from the hazards posed by working in confined spaces.