PIPE LAYING BY CONFINED SPACE EXCAVATION
confined space entry site from the surrounding area
using guards and barriers (including signs, rope, or
ventilate, and/or purge the confined space, as
necessary, to prevent flammable, toxic, and corrosive
electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic energy
Ensure that all
workers are wearing appropriate personal protective
equipment, and that all persons wearing respirators have
been properly trained in their usage.
continuous ventilation, as necessary.
non-sparking tools and explosion proof equipment are
used when working in a potentially combustible
cylinders for cutting or burning outside the confined
Ensure that a
standby SCBA is available.
protective equipment, including lifelines, winches, and
harnesses, as required. Ensure that the equipment has
been inspected as scheduled.
precautions to ensure against engulfment hazards, such
as water, dirt, grain, etc.