confined space rescue

Ready for Anything

While our entire division is confined space trained and certified, Pacific West has developed one of the region’s most highly regarded confined space rescue teams. This team is a group of highly skilled and trained professionals that specialize in working within confined spaces, specifically tank cleanings, ensuring safety and compliance. Equipped with extensive knowledge of confined space regulations, hazard identification, and rescue techniques, our team conducts thorough assessments, creates safety protocols, and executes confined space projects with precision.

safety & preparedness

Our confined space rescue services are a testament to our unwavering commitment to safety and preparedness. We understand the unique challenges and risks associated with confined spaces, and that’s why our highly skilled and extensively trained team is always ready to respond to such situations. Whether it’s within industrial facilities, construction sites, or any other confined environment, we prioritize the safety of individuals working in these spaces. 

rigorous training

Our team is equipped with state-of-the-art gear and undergoes rigorous training to execute safe and efficient rescues while adhering to strict safety protocols. We take pride in being a trusted partner for our clients, providing peace of mind in knowing that we have their back in even the most challenging confined space scenarios. Our dedication to safety, professionalism, and excellence sets us apart in the realm of confined space rescue services.


Confined space rescue may be needed for a variety of reasons, often stemming from the unique hazards and challenges associated with confined spaces. Here are some common scenarios that necessitate confined space rescue:

  1. Equipment Malfunctions: Machinery or equipment failures within a confined space can lead to workers being trapped or injured, requiring rescue to safely extricate them.
  2. Gas Leaks or Atmospheric Hazards: Confined spaces can sometimes contain toxic gases, flammable materials, or oxygen-deficient atmospheres, which can pose immediate threats to workers’ health and safety, necessitating a rescue operation.
  3. Falls or Entrapment: Workers may slip, fall, or become entangled in confined spaces, making it difficult or impossible for them to exit without assistance.
  4. Medical Emergencies: Medical conditions or injuries can occur suddenly within confined spaces, requiring prompt rescue and medical attention for affected individuals.
  5. Material Blockages: Confined spaces used for storage or processing may become blocked by materials or debris, trapping workers inside.
  6. Cave-Ins or Structural Failures: Trenches, tunnels, or other confined spaces can collapse, leading to entrapment or injuries.
  7. Routine Maintenance and Inspection: During routine maintenance or inspection of confined spaces, situations may arise where rescue capabilities need to be on standby as a precautionary measure.

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SAFETY always

pacific west has an unyielding commitment to maintaining the highest operational and safety standards.

Our Award-Winning Safety Record

We received the 2023 Highwire Gold Safety Award for our safety record. We are also the recipient of the Charles A. Caine Award for Workplace Safety by the Workers Compensation Fund of Utah for “outstanding safety achievement over a three-year period.”