This SOP form for access to confined spaces is based on the EU-OSHA Standard Operating Procedure. The primary aim of this inspection is to check whether the safety regulations are observed by the employees before, during and after work. Use Lumiform to record important information while inspecting the area, equipment and people involved. Use Lumiform to share the information you collect with your supervisors and local safety officers.
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Remove all unauthorized personnel from the site of entry.
Perform the LOTO procedure.
Make sure to check for any blocking inlets, etc.
Ventilate the space (if necessary).
Fill out the Entry Permit.
Evaluate the confined space.
Test the atmosphere
Fill out the atmosphere readings on the permit.
Make sure to place the completed permit on or nearby the PRCS.
Enter the confined space and proceed with work.
Check if the responsible supervisor is available.
Check if the attendant is at the entry site.
Check if the safety harness is utilized
Check if the required PPE is being worn.
Retest the atmosphere as needed or required.
Remove all personnel, tools, as well as debris from the space.
Close the space.
Cancel the permit.
Review the procedure with the employer (for hazards, problems, etc.)
File the permit when completed and closed
Enter your recommendations here
Full Name and Signature of Inspector
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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