Confined Space Entry Program
The purpose of this program is to protect Lafayette College employees and outside contractors form the hazards of entry into permit-required confined spaces on campus. The Plan has been prepared in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permit-required Confined Space Standard, 29 CFR 1910.146.
The Confined Space Entry Program describes in detail the required practices and procedures that must take place prior to entering a permit-required confined space.
The Plan outlines the responsibilities of various roles within the program, including EHS, Department Heads, Supervisors, Individuals Authorizing Entry, Authorized Entrants, and Attendants.
The Plan describes in detail the various steps of the procedure for entering a confined space: