SITEX offers a full range of rescue services, including high-angle, rope, IDLH, on-site, and standby.
With standby and on-site rescue teams that operate from carefully designed plans, SITEX eliminates the burden of overseeing potentially dangerous rescue tasks. By providing personnel, equipment, and peace of mind, your rescue preparedness becomes a positive return on investment. We guarantee all our rescue teams include:
An on-site team must be present at the confined space, while a standby team must be close enough to respond in a timely manner. Typically, that means a response time under five minutes.
If an employee is working in any area that OSHA defines as a confined space, a standby rescue team is required. OSHA defines a confined space as one that:
An on-site rescue team is required if the confined space also includes one or more of the following:
According to NIOSH, there are approximately 100 deaths each year related to confined spaces. Of those deaths, only 15% of the employees had any confined space training. Furthermore, CDC research found that about 60% of confined space fatalities are rescuers – illustrating the need for only the most qualified and trained safety experts on your confined space rescue teams.
A confined space rescue team, which typically includes attendants, rescuers, and an entrant supervisor, provides critical risk mitigation and ready rescue services. The team will:
SITEX has deep industry experience ensuring environmental and safety compliance, reducing risk, and protecting workers with certified experts, proven solutions, training, and equipment for any industry.