Specific requirements and regulations apply to anybody working in confined spaces. All employers or self-employed people embarking on this type of work must first thoroughly assess all risks and ensure they have the appropriate systems in place.
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A confined space refers to an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:
To help minimise the risk of injury, prior to working in a confined space you are required identify hazards such as: lack or excess of oxygen; toxic gases; flammable gases; vapours, fumes or dust; risk of engulfment, entrapment and access; and, falls from heights.
You are also required to complete a risk assessment of work associated with confined spaces, including:
In addition, employers should issue entry permits (AS 2865) before workers can enter a confined space. (Taken from www.deir.qld.gov.au/workplace/publications)
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