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Rescue Services Agreement…More Than Just a Legal Document

OSHA’s Permit Required Confined Spaces (PRCS) standard allows employers to use outside rescue services to meet the rescue requirements for entries into permit required confined spaces. 986 more words

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Corpus Christi Firefighters Save Man Trapped in Grain Bin

CNN reported this dramatic grain rescue by the Corpus Christi Fire Department back in April. OSHA has just announced significant penalties and multiple violations for the Texas grain company. 728 more words

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Confined Space Fatalities…a closer look at the numbers

At some point during just about every Roco CSRT Rescue Stand-By job, someone will ask us why we are there. After we tell them that we’re there to make sure all the workers go home safely (and explain some of the basic requirements of OSHA’s 1910.146 regulation), they will normally add, “Well, we’re glad you’re here!” 450 more words

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The newly revised Roco Pocket Guide features
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Confined Space Fatality Follow-up

Here’s a follow up to a Confined Space Fatality story we published earlier this year. One of the injured persons (a “would be” rescuer and co-worker of the initial victim) remains hospitalized since January.  646 more words

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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Storage Tank Incident

A man died Friday (January 21) after being overcome by fumes while trying to help two co-workers who lost consciousness inside a tank they were cleaning at a pharmaceutical plant north of Atwater Village, authorities said. 293 more words

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Practice for the Unexpected

Helpful tips from Roco Chief Instructor Pat Furr

 Keep it real, but challenging.

Is your rescue team in a rut? Do you end up practicing the same two or three rescue scenarios during your training drills? 485 more words

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