29 CFR Part 1915, Subpart B: Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: September 7th, 2011
Topics: Confined Spaces |

Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration


This instruction provides guidance to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) national, regional, and area offices; industry employer and employee groups; and State programs and Federal agencies concerning OSHA’s policy and procedures for implementing intervention and inspection programs to reduce or eliminate workplace hazards related to confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres in shipyard employment. As detailed in the Department of Labor’s Strategic Plan and supported by OSHA’s Strategic Management Plan, the agency is particularly committed to focused interventions in shipyard employment to reduce injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.