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Non-UMD employees must follow a permit entry procedure in compliance with the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard (29 CFR 1910.146).
Read the Confined Space fact sheet for more information.
Any entry into a Permit-Required Confined Space must be registered with the Office of Facilities Management Customer Response Center at (301) 405-2222. The center is open 24 hours a day. The following information must be provided:
These centers are open 24 hours a day.
- time, date, location and purpose of entry
- entry supervisor's name and a means of contacting the supervisor during the entry if necessary.
A copy of All completed entry permits must be mailed or delivered to ESSR, Seneca Building #812; 4716 Pontiac Street, Suite 0103; College Park, MD 20742 after the permit is closed.
Permit-Required Confined Space Inventory
If you discover a space that meets the OSHA definition of a Permit-Required Confined Space but is not listed on this inventory please complete a Confined-Space survey form and forward the completed form to ESSR.