|Document ID (ISN)||102395|
|Convention or series no.
||PREVENT Memo Technique n░5
||De Graef M.
||Working in confined spaces
||Travailler dans des espaces confinÚs [in French]|
||PREVENT, rue Gachard 88, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, Dec. 2003. 2p. Illus.
||Contents of this information leaflet on work in confined spaces: definition of confined space; examples of confined spaces; description of the hazards (fire and explosion, asphyxiation, electrocution, falls and trips, drowning); preventive measures (awareness of procedures, external supervision during the time work is being carried out in a confined space, communication between the worker and the person located outside, detection of dangerous atmospheres, access to confines spaces, signalling, ventilation, anti-spark or anti-explosion devices, personal protective equipment).
||occupational safety; Belgium; risk factors; work in confined spaces; confined spaces
||falls of persons; oxygen; fire hazards; toxic gases; explosion hazards; ventilation; flameproof construction; personal protective equipment; drowning; asphyxia; data sheet; explosive atmosphere detection; toxic atmosphere detection; safety guides; electricity
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
||Other equipment and plant
|Broad subject area(s)