Blog Articles

Oct 30th 2015

Confined Space Ventilation Made Easier

It's a no-brainer. When it comes to choosing the right ventilator for confined space work, it needs to do three things really well: Move large amounts of air Be lightweight Be simple to use How does one go about shopping for these bad boys? Look no further cause we found "The One" in the  ECKO K30 blower/ventilator from Euramco. Unlike traditional … read more
Sep 3rd 2015

Latchways Personal Rescue Device is a Self-Rescuing Harness

In the event of a fall, traditional harnesses, lanyards and self-retracting lifeline (SRL) combinations can save a worker from serious injuries. However, they may leave workers just out of reach from work platforms. Rescue operations to retrieve fallen worker(s) are dangerous and the training for such scenarios aren't the easiest to pick up right off the bat. On top of all that, suspe … read more
May 8th 2015

Confined Space Communication Must Be 100% Effective

For effective communication, a message must be sent, received and understood. Sounds simple enough, but when working in a confined space with noise, machinery, and respiratory protective equipment in place, communication can be a challenge. Confined spaces can also create an echo that interferes with clear communication. If there is an emergency situation, you can add anxiety and l … read more
Apr 3rd 2015

Dangers of a Cold Confined Space

Just as heat in confined spaces can cause added danger to entrants, so too can cold temperatures. Here are a list of procedures to follow to avoid cold-related injury while working in a confined space: Increase the temperature by heating the atmosphere within your confined space. If you decide to heat the environment, be sure it is safe to do so. You don't want to introduce a new ignition … read more