All posts in Confined Space

CTEH Spotlight: Dr. Dallas Cowan, CIH, DABT (Part I)

Earlier this year, we were proud to welcome Dr. Dallas Cowan, CIH, DABT to the team. As head of our new Southern California office, Dr. Cowan brings nearly a decade […]

The 411 on Personal Protective Equipment

Is your workplace exposed to loud noises, flying sparks or chemicals? If so, the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) may be needed to keep employees safe on the job. According […]

CTEH Spotlight: Andy Britt, MS, MBA, CIH, CSP, CHMM

From conducting exposure assessments to establishing industrial hygiene (IH) programs, Andy Britt, MS, MBA, CIH, CSP, CHMM, brings more than a decade of experience in IH, emergency response, safety training […]

A day in the life of a CTEH industrial hygienist

Each year, CTEH’s industrial hygiene (IH) department works on hundreds of projects in diverse industries by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling workplace hazards. To learn more about the team’s work, […]

Safety 101: Learning from the pros

Whether it’s for a manufacturer, construction company or local shipyard, many employees today still work in “permit-required confined spaces.” A permit-required confined space is a space that:  Meets the 3 […]

Dissecting Tank Car Types & Markings

Ever wonder what all those markings on the side of a tank car mean?  It’s actually easier to understand than you would think.  These markings consist of a reporting mark, […]

Dr. Holland Interview Part 4: Workplace Chemical Exposure & Hyperbaric Medicine

In our final installment from our wide-ranging interview with  CTEH Senior Medical Toxicologist Dr. Michael G. Holland, we explore the issues of workplace chemical exposure, hyperbaric medicine and misconceptions about […]

Confined Space Part 2: Opening Up About Confined Space Training

Which industries should be prepared for the dangers of a “confined space” incident? “The rail industry, the oil and gas industry, chemical companies and manufacturers, the construction industry … just […]

Confined Concerns: What are the Dangers of Working in a “Confined Space”?

Some of us sit in small cubicles on a daily basis, but, as much as we may disagree, these popular office features don’t actually fit the definition of a “confined […]