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 Kits

They’re lightweight, portable, and allow for fast and efficient non-entry rescue.

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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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Nexus Heightmaster and Linesman Climbing Helmets

The Nexus Heightmaster and Linesman Climbing Helmets are designed with a modern style and meet the requirements of ANSI and CSA Type I.

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It’s time to clear the air.

MSA supplied-air respirators help you limit your exposure to fumes, particles, or contaminates.

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G1 Industrial SCBA

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 lanyards, harnesses, and other fall protection equipment from MSA help you stay safe at height.

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V-FLEX™ Safety Harness

Expand your comfort zone with the V-FLEX harness designed for superior comfort and flexibility.

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Confined Space Entry: The MSA Difference

Rescue attempts are the leading cause of confined space fatalities. Don’t become a statistic – be prepared for what’s within, even if you’re doing the rescuing.

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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MSA XTIRPA confined space entry systems allow for vertical or horizontal entry into many common confined space applications such tanks, vessels, transformers, sewers & manholes. These systems are lightweight, portable and easy to setup allowing for users to save time throughout the workday.

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Performance beyond what you see

  • Reliable: Our portable detectors keep their exacting accuracy in the most challenging confined-space conditions.
  • Versatile: MSA detectors can measure various types of gases across a wide range of industries.
  • 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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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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MSA G1 Industrial SCBA

The industrial version of one of our most trusted products in the Fire Service industry, the G1 Industrial SCBA contains many unique design features that reduce stress and fatigue while improving performance and ease of maintenance. The new G1 iRC (industrial remote cylinder connection) version is a SCBA platform that features a remote cylinder connection, available with both threaded and quick connect attachments. It allows for cylinder compatibility among other MSA SCBA such as the G1 NFPA, Airhawk 2 and Firehawk M7.

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

  • Durable.Find a hard hat best suited to your work site – from dielectric protection to the ability to withstand high temperatures.
  • Comfortable. Self-adjusting crown straps help hard hats fit to your head.
  • Adaptable. Slots front and back make our hard hats fully compatible with shields, goggles, and other MSA accessories.
  • Recognizable. Come in a variety of colors, and MSA Logo Express Online allows you to easily design your company’s own hard hats.
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V-Gard® Hard Hat Cap Style

The MSA V-Gard Helmet, with its distinctive trademark “V” design, is a world recognized brand known for comfort, quality, and durability. MSA has sold well over 100 million V-Gard Helmets since its introduction – so many in fact, that the iconic “V” design has been a mainstay for many years on even the toughest worksites. When you want the best comfort, quality and durability worn by millions across the globe, you need to buy the original MSA V-Gard Helmet, settle for nothing less.

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