Requirements/Guidelines

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued it's final rule standard for Confined Spaces in Construction on May 4, 2015.  This rule became effective August 3, 2015.

Refer to the Additional Information section for links to  OSHA Confined Spaces webpage, including access to the OSHA confined space standards, guides, and updated information.

Penn State Confined Space Program

Elevator Access and Service SOP - The Elevator Access and Service Procedures is a fundamental SOP supporting qualified Penn State employee entrants, to access and/or provide elevator service at Penn State facilities. This SOP is currently under revision and is anticipated to be posted during November 2017.  Please contact the EHS Office for updated information prior to posting.