|Document ID (ISN)||63371|
|Convention or series no.
||Guide for safety with underground services
||Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, May 1994. 70p. Illus. 11 ref.
||This guide outlines the dangers associated with work near underground services and gives advice on how to reduce these dangers. Contents: dangers of electricity cables, gas pipes, liquid petroleum services, oil pipelines, water pipes, sewers and telecommunication cables; safe systems of work; plans; cable and pipe locating devices; safe digging practices; safe systems of work for trenchless methods; new housing developments; installation of new services near existing services; demolition sites. Appendices include legislation and first aid.
||New Zealand; electricity; fire hazards; telecommunications equipment; gas distribution; underground cables; water and sanitation services; mechanical hazards; piping
||trenching and excavating; demolition; first aid; safe working methods; safety guides; cable detectors; permits-to-work; supply of information; legislation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||New Zealand|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Power generation and distribution
Water and sanitation services