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Document ID (ISN)105094
CIS number 06-689
ISSN - Serial title 0044-5878 - Accident Prevention
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Butyn S.
Title Getting out alive
Bibliographic information Sep. 2005, Vol.52, No.4, p.26-30. Illus.
Abstract This article lists the ten main errors to be avoided by operators working in confined spaces and outlines safety measures, including: the fulfilment of legal obligations; detection of toxic gases; maintenance of gas monitoring equipment; using the correct gas monitor; re-entry testing; ventilation; isolation of a confined space from electrical and other hazards; specifying the correct respirator; role of the designated attendant; correct emergency rescue operations.
Descriptors (primary) Ontario; safe working methods; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; legal aspects; explosive atmospheres; ventilation; supervision of dangerous work; respirators; oxygen deficiency; toxic atmosphere detection; escape and rescue
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces