|Document ID (ISN)||106959|
|Convention or series no.
||Hazards of confined spaces for municipalities and the construction industry
||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_bk83.pdf [in English]
||Contents of this booklet on the prevention of hazards during work in confined spaces, with a focus on municipalities and the construction industry: 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 municipalities and the construction industry.
||dangerous substances; Canada; British Columbia; construction sites; government services; work in confined spaces; explosive atmospheres; construction industry; physical hazards; confined spaces
||sources of ignition; toxic gases; work in sewers; safe working methods; safety guides; oxygen deficiency
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Canada; British Columbia|
Other equipment and plant
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
Fires, explosions and major hazards
Public and government services
Construction industry and civil engineering