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Document ID (ISN)106754
CIS number 07-883
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Richard A.M.
Title Work in confined atmospheres - Detection is an absolute necessity
Original title Travail en atmosphère confinée - Une détection indispensable [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2006, No.90, p.30-31. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract The lack of oxygen or the presence of toxic gases may have fatal consequences. While this risk is generally well understood for underground work, it is often overlooked in more common settings. To avoid all risks, the use of gas detectors is increasingly recommended. This article on work in confined atmospheres discusses the detection of pollutants, threshold limit values, the selection of gas detectors and personal protection.
Descriptors (primary) construction sites; toxic atmosphere detection; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; hypoxia; toxic gases; detector tubes; personal protective equipment; asphyxia; selection of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces