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Document ID (ISN)112348
CIS number 12-0229
ISSN - Serial title 1635-5075 - Prévention BTP
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Richard P.
Title Sewage systems - Risky work
Original title Réseaux d'assainissement - Des interventions à risques [in French]
Bibliographic information Sept. 2011, No.145, p.36-37. Illus.
Internet access Réseaux_d'assainissement_[BUY_THIS_ARTICLE] [in French]
Abstract Extension and renovation of sewage systems involve hazards, for which prevention requires hazard evaluation, safety and health plans, continuous monitoring of workplace atmospheres, training and the use of personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) work in sewers; hazard evaluation; safe working methods; construction industry; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) hydrogen sulfide; work in confined spaces; toxic atmosphere detection; ventilation; personal protective equipment; safety and health training; biological hazards; asphyxia
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Water and sanitation services
Biological hazards
Risk evaluation
Exposure evaluation