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Standards and Regulations

Educational Videos

Demonstration Trailer

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Welcome to the confined space manure pit safety page. This site contains information about reducing manure pit entry risks for educators, producers, building installers and regulators. Included are recommendations, standards, and design procedures and demonstrations for ventilating manure pits to reduce entry risks. Click on the various links to access detailed information. For additional information or if you have additional questions, contact Dennis J. Murphy (

photos of the demonstration trailer