|Leaking Gases and Liquids Can Create a Hazardous Atmosphere in a Confined Space.|
|Leaking materials from storage tanks, natural gas lines, underground storage tanks, process flanges and valves, etc. can find their way into confined spaces. A number of hazards can exist depending on the leaking gas or liquid.
Oxygen Deficiency – Leaking gases or vapors can displace available oxygen.
Combustible Gases – Leaking gases or vapors can produce explosive concentrations.
Toxic Gases – Leaking gases or vapors can be immediately dangerous to life or health.