This plan is designed to comply with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-62 Part M. It is the responsibility of all employees to become familiar with this plan prior to entering any confined space and to complete the pre-entry requirements. This document, by itself, will not prevent injuries or accidents but is a plan of entry into confined spaces as defined in WAC 296-62-14501. It is the responsibility of every member to enforce the intentions of this plan. A copy of this plan shall, without exception, be kept and made available on each and every job site.
All information contained on the confined space entry work permit shall be communicated in a pre-job meeting to make certain that all employees are aware of the existing hazards.
Prior to commencement of work on the project, all safety devises shall be inspected or calibrated to insure the proper installation or intended use. Check the items being inspected and note the date.
RESPIRATOR USERS MUST HAVE CURRENT INDIVIDUAL FIT TESTS PRIOR TO USE.
In conjunction with the pre-job meeting, the confined space entry form is to be completed prior to any work being done on any project.
Provide specific information on the obstacles or dangers associated with entry into each confined space. Enter the observed problems, which may be associated with toxicity, flammability, oxygen deficiency/excess, mechanical, electrical, corrosive or temperature hazard.
All confined spaces may be a HAZARD. Specific hazards are listed on the pre-job entry permit prior to entering any confined space. Any hazard that is not listed, that exists at the work site, shall be addressed on the reverse side of the form.
Select the appropriate means of protection for the hazards listed above.
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES DO NOT ENTER CONFINED SPACES WITH OXYGEN DEFICIENCIES OR TOXIC ATMOSPHERES IN EXCESS OF STANDARDS.
THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON THE FORM. Prior to starting any project, it is imperative that each employee is made aware of the information contained on the entry permit.