Med-Tex Services to Exhibit, Speak and Demonstrate Confined Space Rescue at 2015 PA Governor’s Safety Conference

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On October 26-27, 2015 Med-Tex Services will be attending the PA Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference. In addition to exhibiting, Med-Tex Services has been asked to conduct a simulated confined space rescue demonstration utilizing our mobile confined space training trailer / simulator. Med-Tex Services, Inc. Company President & CEO, Dennis M. Dougherty, has been asked to speak at the conference as well. Dennis  will cover topics relating to confined spaces including: the comparison between general industry and construction, typical hazards and violations observed in the execution of confined space activities and the key areas to focus on during site evaluations or inspections.  He will discuss the impact of the OSHA’s new “Confined Spaces for Construction” standard and help identify the considerations of the companies involved in construction or for general industry settings that have construction activities on their property.

Dennis will also present the guidelines for emergency preparedness and rescue response time considerations. Discussions surrounding the new construction confined space regulation included the five key differences from the
general industry standard:

1. Impact of Multi-Employer Information Sharing
2. The need for a Competent Person for Evaluation of Spaces
3. Continuous Monitoring for Atmospheric Hazards
4. Continuous Monitoring for Engulfment Hazards
5. Permit Considerations

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