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Employee Responsibilities

All employees and contractors must follow the guidelines in the Texas State University Confined Space Entry Program and other required programs to ensure safe entry into confined spaces.

In addition, Departments and Supervisors are responsible for the following:

  • Selecting a person to authorize entry
  • Authorizing entrants and attendants, as appropriate
  • Providing atmospheric monitoring equipment, personal protective equipment, and other necessary equipment
  • Training the people who authorize entry and the people who enter and attend confined spaces

The Facilities Department is responsible for the following:

  • Assisting with identifying confined spaces, as necessary
  • Assisting with training employees, as appropriate
  • Monitoring program compliance

May 2011
Revised November 2014