April 24, 2003: New ANSI Confined Space Standard Released
Recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), it is a revision of the 1995 standard. The new standard includes confined space information such as definitions, identification, and evaluation; permit and non-permit requirements; atmospheric testing; isolation and decontamination; lockout/tagout; warning sign requirements; and personal protection equipment. The standard also includes an appendix providing sample permits, surveys, and evaluations.
Publication date: 04/21/2003