|Document ID (ISN)||106957|
|Convention or series no.
||Hazards of confined spaces for shipping and transportation industries
||Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, 2nd ed., 2006. ii, 20p. Illus.
||http://www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/confined_space_bk81.pdf [in English]
||Contents of this booklet on the prevention of hazards during work in confined spaces, with a focus on the shipping and transportation industries: definition of confined space; hazardous atmospheres (toxic gases, explosive gases, oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor atmospheres); mechanical, physical and electrical hazards; confined space entry programme. It includes short descriptions of accidents specific to the shipping and transportation industries.
||dangerous substances; Canada; British Columbia; physical hazards; work in confined spaces; explosive atmospheres; transport industry; confined spaces
||sources of ignition; toxic gases; rail transport; safety guides; sea transport; oxygen deficiency; safe working methods; road transport
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Canada; British Columbia|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
Transport industry (in general)