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Tool takes guesswork out of invisible dangers

An article featured in the September/October 2014 issue of WorkSafe Magazine.

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Revised guideline

Revised guideline effective March 31, 2015

Confined spaces in agriculture - resources

Confined Spaces in Agriculture

Resources to help agricultural workers and employers recognize confined spaces, identify potential hazards, and stay safe when working in or near these spaces.