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Webinar: Confined Space Misconceptions
When: May 12, 2020 1:00 EST
Among the most complicated standards OSHA has issued in its 48-year history is the confined space standard. Although the standard has been around since 1993, few employers are in compliance. Among the most common findings are a failure on the part of most employers to identify all permit required spaces; improper use of alternate entry procedures and reclassification; inadequate written programs; inadequate rescue procedures/service; to name a few. The main reason for this problem is a lack of understanding of what is a complicated standard. This webinar presentation will address these and other issues in a clear and plain-English style using examples and anecdotes.
About the Presenter
Bill Taylor, CSP
Mr. Taylor is a Senior Safety Specialist at The EI Group, Inc. (EI). He began his safety career 42 years ago and has been consulting for the past 31 years. During this time, he has provided consultative services to a wide range of public and private sector employers from small manufacturers to some of the largest employers in the world. Mr. Taylor has provided services to public sector employers ranging from local and state government to Federal agencies such as The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Taylor is an authorized OSHA Outreach instructor and has been teaching OSHA 10 and 30-hour Outreach courses since 1989. He has also served as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina’s Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center since 1989 where he was course creator, Director and lead instructor for the Institute’s 30-hour Fundamentals of Safety course. Mr. Taylor is a Certified Safety Professional and has been a Professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals since 1980.
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