|Document ID (ISN)||106958|
|Convention or series no.
||Hazards of confined spaces for food and beverage 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_bk82.pdf [in English]
||Contents of this booklet on the prevention of hazards during work in confined spaces, with a focus on the food and beverage 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 food and beverage industries.
||dangerous substances; Canada; British Columbia; confined spaces; physical hazards; explosive atmospheres; food industry; beverage industry; work in confined spaces
||sources of ignition; toxic gases; safety guides; safe working methods; oxygen deficiency
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Canada; British Columbia|
||Food, beverage and tobacco industries
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
Fires, explosions and major hazards