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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

Documents and Forms

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


Environmental Health and Safety
Chris Yohe
Environmental / Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Lead