|Document ID (ISN)||106001|
|Convention or series no.
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
||Work in storage tanks and confined spaces
||Arbeiten in Behältern und engen Räumen [in German]|
||Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 Köln, Germany, Apr. 2004. 56p. Illus. Index.
||http://www.bgfe.de/bilder/pdf/bgr_117_a07-2004.pdf [in German]
||Contents of these guidelines of the German Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association on work in storage tanks and confined spaces: scope; definitions; hazard evaluation and list of hazards and dangers; safety measures (organizational, protection against dangerous substances, explosions, hazards related to biological substances, protection against falls, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, radiation, hot and cold environments, protection against burial in loose materials, risks to health due to excessive physical or psychological stress), emergency and rescue measures; special provisions. Appendices include examples of operating procedures, directives and related rules.
||Germany; storage tanks; work in confined spaces
||radiation protection; hot workplaces; dangerous substances; work organization; electricity; physical workload; burial in loose materials; explosion protection; personal protective equipment; biological hazards; mechanical hazards; cold workplaces; directive; information of personnel; protection against falls from heights
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Other equipment and plant
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations