OSHA Confined Space Entry Procedure Checklist

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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OSHA Confined Space Entry Procedure Checklist

Pre-operation

Make sure to isolate the space from all hazards.

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.

Work In-Progress

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.

Post operation

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

Recommendations

Enter your recommendations here

Completion

Full Name and Signature of Inspector