Confined Space Entry & Rescue Equipment

United Rentals carries a robust selection of confined space entry and rescue equipment for rent, and our trench safety experts are always on hand to help you find the right protective system and equipment to protect your workers and keep your project running smoothly. Our single and multi-gas monitors have tons of features as well as state-of-the-art real-time monitoring systems and alerts. We also tripod and winch quick-activating retrieval systems, davit arms, ventilation systems, trench ladders and guard rails.

FAQs about Confined Space Entry & Rescue Equipment

How many people are required for confined space entry?

  • The requirement is to have three workers for confined space entry. You need to have the supervisor, the attendant and the entrant.

When does entry into a confined space require a permit?

  • According to OSHA requirements, a permit-requiring confined space contains or has the potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere. The space has a material with the potential to engulf someone who enters the space. The space has an internal configuration that might cause an entrant to be trapped or asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a floor that slopes downward. And finally, the space contains the other recognized serious safety or health hazards.

What is considered a confined space?

  • Confined spaces are spaces where the work could result in serious injury and special procedures are required to protect workers. Examples of confined spaces are fuel storage tanks, sewers, manholes, elevator pits, ductwork, pipelines or underground vaults.
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Cat Class Code
550-8235

Confined Space Davit Arm, Free-Standing Portable Base

  • Free-standing portable base for temporary jobsites
  • Davit for confined space rescue
  • Safety accessory for confined space or trench work
  • Contact United Rentals with your requirements
  • Uses: Outstretched arm for confined space support, rescue and retrieval of confined space workers
Gas Detector
Cat Class Code
550-8032

Multi-Gas Detector, 5 Gas

  • 5-gas testing: O2, CO, H2S, LEL and SO2
  • Very rugged instrument
  • Easy calibration
  • Easy to use
  • Uses: Ideal for testing for air testing for five different gases, including O2, CO, H2S, LEL and SO2
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Cat Class Code
550-8236

Trench Shield Davit Arm

Trench Shield Davit Arm Base
Cat Class Code
550-8234

Trench Shield Davit Arm Base

Tripod Rescue Kit
Cat Class Code
550-7066

Tripod Rescue Kit With Dual Winch