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Acceptable Entry Conditions

Acceptable entry conditions mean the conditions that must exist in a permit space, before an employee may enter that space, to ensure that employees can safely enter into, and safely work within, the space.

Attendant

Attendant means an individual stationed outside one or more permit spaces who assesses the status of authorized entrants and who must perform the duties specified in 29 CFR 1926.1209.

Authorized Entrant

Authorized entrant means an employee who is authorized by the entry supervisor to enter a permit space.