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Confined Spaces

The confined space program provides procedures and guidelines for safe entry, exit, and emergency response during confined space operations. This program applies to staff and contractors who enter confined spaces, such as utility vaults, boilers, and tanks, on university property.

Program Highlights

  • Hazard assessments, atmospheric monitoring, permitting, ventilation, and communication
  • Rescue requirements, procedures, and equipment use
  • Training requirements

Documents and Forms

To access additional information regarding Northwestern’s confined spaces and tunnels, visit our SharePoint site.