29 CFR 1910.146: permit and non-permit required confined space entry.

This program trains employees and supervisors in

determining if you have a confined space

what are "Permit Required" and "Non-permit Required" confined spaces

the hazards of a confined space

protecting yourself from the specific hazards of the confined space

Attendant duties and responsibilities

Rescue procedures

In addition to taking this Confined Space Course, all employees must know their equipment (respirators, rescue devices, harnesses, etc.) and your company's Emergency Plan. Hands-on experience can only be done through actually doing it which is the responsibility of the employee and company before entering a confined space.

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Customized, Site-Specific Confined Space Programs are available. Your program will be unique to your company's needs.

DELIVERY ON-LINE: 10 working days of our receipt of your completed Site-Specific answers that will allow us to Customize your program. Let us know of your interest and you will receive an immediate response.

One time Site-Specific Set up Fee is $600.00.

Ste-Specific Training Fee is $35.00 per student.

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Frances Burrows M.Ed.,RN,COHN-S an Authorized OSHA Instructor at Project T.E.A.C.H. at 216-382-5875 for your compliance needs.
NIOSH Conformity Assessment Interpretation Notice
Subject: NIOSH Respirator Approval Programs updated position regarding facial hair and the selection and use of respiratory protective devices
Revised  Supersedes the August 2018 version and the October 2, 2006 Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers
NIOSH CA 2018-1005R1.0
November 2018
NIOSH published this notice to clarify the October 2, 2006 NIOSH Letter to all Manufacturers titled: NIOSH Policy for Respirator Sealing Surfaces and Facial Hair. This revised notice clarifies the NIOSH definition of respirator sealing surfaces, including the primary seal, and facial stubble. This revised notice supersedes the October 2, 2006 letter and the August 2018 version of NIOSH CA 2018-1005.
Specific to the evaluations completed as part of the NIOSH Respirator Approval Program, and testing to assess the fit characteristics of all respirator designs, NIOSH test subjects are required to be clean- shaven in order to participate on the test panel selected.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Standard 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 paragraph (g)(1)(i) states, The employer shall not permit respirators with tight-fitting facepieces to be worn by employees who have: (A) Facial hair that comes between the sealing surface of the facepiece and the face or that interferes with valve function; or (B) Any condition that interferes with the face-to-facepiece seal or valve function.