Confined Space

Keeping you prepared for the unexpected—in any confined space

Working in a confined space can be challenging, and often, dangerous. There’s little room for error. With MSA, you’ll be equipped for any hazard.

MSA Confined Space Entry Capabilities

Monitor the air quality around you in real time.

MSA portable gas detectors help you know where danger is hiding.

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ALTAIR® 4XR Multigas Detector

Real-time. Rugged. Reliable. Rapid-response XCell sensors provide you with safety information when you need it most.

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Maneuver quickly and efficiently in tight, vertical spaces.

Confined space entry kits are perfect for entry and rescue in tanks, manholes, and other vertical-entry worksites.

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Confined Space Tripod

Versatile for number of applications, from fall arrest and rescue to retrieval or evacuation.

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When the unexpected happens, use your head.

MSA hard hats offer industry-leading head protection, with the comfort you deserve.

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V-Gard® 930 Non-Vented Protective Cap

Balanced, modern, low-profile head and integrated eye protection – in one non-vented industrial hard hat.

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It’s time to clear the air.

MSA supplied-air respirators allow you to breathe air that’s free of toxic gases or contaminates, in any confined space.

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The industrial version of one of our most trusted products in the Fire Service industry.

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Minimize your fall risk—starting now.

World-class harnesses and other fall protection equipment from MSA help you stay safe while entering confined spaces.

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V-FORM™ Safety Harness

Featuring various attachment points, including a version with shoulder loops ideal for rescue activities.

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Confined Space Entry: The MSA Difference

We’ve been perfecting our confined space entry products -- with the help of our customers -- for years. You’re going to love the results.

From hoists to harnesses to self-retracting lanyards, we’ve got your back.

MSA fall protection equipment allows for vertical or horizontal entry into tanks and manholes, and you’ll work without worry at any height. Our equipment is:

  • Durable. Abrasion-resistant sheaths and coatings stand up to heavy use in the toughest environments.
  • Portable. Confined space entry systems are lightweight and fold up easily, so they don’t need a lot of cargo or storage space.
  • Easy to use. Products are intuitive and simple to operate, so it’s always fast to get set up at the job site.
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Workman® Rescuer

MSA’s Workman Rescuer provides fast, easy and intuitive fall protection with integral bi-directional retrieval capability. Not only does the Workman Rescuer arrest the fall, its retrieval capability allows the fallen worker to ascend or descend to a safe location. This durable, economical addition to the Workman Series of products offers fast installation and setup, ideal for applications where time and ease of use are a priority. The Workman Rescuer is also a stand-alone retractable device, as the carrying handle may be used as an anchorage attachment.

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Performance beyond what you see

  • Reliable: Our portable detectors keep their exacting accuracy in the most challenging confined-space conditions.
  • Flexible: As your environments change, gas detectors quickly adapt to new conditions.
  • Innovative: All of our products combine advanced sensor technology with proven durability.
  • Easy-to-use: Portable gas detection so intuitive, you can focus on safety rather than confusing interfaces.
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ALTAIR® 5X Multigas Detector

The ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector is capable of measuring up to 6 gases simultaneously and is now available with integrated PID sensor for VOC detection. Driven by advanced MSA XCell® Sensor Technology,  the ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector delivers  faster response time, better stability, accuracy, longer service life, and cost savings over the life of the instrument.

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In a dangerous confined space, an SCBA may be your only lifeline.

Our world-class SCBA products are:

  • Safe. Control and regulator lights, reflective material, and brightly lit, large print displays provide peace of mind.
  • Smart. Loud and clear electronic communications are integrated into every unit; some include breathing noise suppression technology.
  • Nimble. Face pieces are compact and lightweight, and offer low breathing resistance when air is on and off.
  • Comfortable. Swiveling, adjustable, ergonomically advanced lumbar pad makes SCBA feel lightweight.
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The M1 SCBA  is fully customizable and can be configured to meet a broad range of firefighter needs. Buy per your budget needs and upgrade later – directly in the field.

Overall, the M1 breathing apparatus represents the most advanced, ergonomic and modular SCBA system on the market which was designed and developed side-by-side with firefighters. This all-new breathing apparatus platform includes several innovative and customizable features that help to enhance hygiene and improve comfort.

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Caps, hard hats, and helmets that stand the test of time

  • Durable. Lightweight, crash-tested polyethylene shells make for superior impact protection.
  • Comfortable. Self-adjusting crown straps help hard hats fit on any shaped head.
  • Adaptable. Slots front and back make our hard hats fully compatible with shields, goggles, and other MSA accessories.
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V-Gard® H1 Safety Helmet

The V-Gard® H1 Safety Helmet provides exceptional comfort and ease of use in a stylish low-profile hard hat design. A complete above-the-neck platform for all applications.

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