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Document ID (ISN)101376
CIS number 03-101
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dumayag C.M., Viado A.M.
Title Safety in confined space
Bibliographic information Department of Labor and Employment, Occupational Safety and Health Center, OSHC Building, North Avenue corner Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, Apr. 2000. ii, 30p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Work in confined spaces such as tunnels or tanks is dangerous, involving the risk of getting trapped, being exposed to toxic substances or suffering from a lack of oxygen. Many workers have died in confined spaces while doing their job or attempting to rescue their fellow workers. Contents of this guide on the prevention of hazards when working in confined spaces: introduction; definition of confined space; examples of confined space; hazards in confined spaces; control of hazards; confined space entry procedures. Appendices include: checklist; samples of tags; sample of permit to enter a confined space.
Descriptors (primary) Philippines; confined spaces; training material; safe working methods; safety training in industry; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) carbon monoxide; work in sewers; methane; harmful substances; ducts; manholes; containers; maintenance; repair work; tunnelling; explosion hazards; explosive atmospheres; training manuals; prevention of access; oxygen deficiency; asphyxia; inspection; permits-to-work; check lists; safety guides; bulk storage bins; hydrogen sulfide
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvincePhilippines
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
OSH training