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Document ID (ISN)106958
CIS number 07-934
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Hazards of confined spaces for food and beverage industries
Bibliographic information Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, 2nd ed., 2006. ii, 20p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Canada; British Columbia; confined spaces; physical hazards; explosive atmospheres; food industry; beverage industry; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) sources of ignition; toxic gases; safety guides; safe working methods; oxygen deficiency
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada; British Columbia
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Industries and occupations
Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Food industry
Beverage industry
Confined spaces