Los Angeles Fire Department Joins Cal/OSHA's Confined Space Awareness Campaign

The California Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) today teamed up with the Los Angeles Fire Department to educate employers and employees on the dangers of working in confined spaces. The news conference included examples of potential hazards and a confined space rescue demonstration by the Los Angeles Fire Department. Cal/OSHA launched a statewide confined space awareness campaign in February with the goal of helping employers and workers understand the hazards of confined spaces. The campaign was sparked by seven confined space deaths and numerous injuries in 2011 - including several in the greater Los Angeles region - all of ...

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