Roger Williams University has a number of confined spaces on campus. OSHA defines a confined space in 29 CFR 1910.146 as a space:
Examples of confined spaces on the RWU campus include: sewer lines, telecommunications wires and cables, and domestic water lines all accessed via manholes, sewer pump pits, sprinkler pits, and water meter pits.
Confined spaces that have additional hazards are called “permit required confined spaces” (PRCS). A PRCS meets one or more of the following criteria:
All confined space entries on campus will be performed in accordance with OSHA requirements and the site-specific protocols in the RWU Confined Space Entry Policy.