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Document ID (ISN)31262
CIS number 79-668
ISSN - Serial title 0149-7510 - Job Safety and Health
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Smith E.B.
Title Working in confined spaces.
Bibliographic information Nov. 1978, Vol.6, No.7, p.4-9. Illus.
Abstract This article reviews the hazards of work in pits, vaults, vessels, tanks, underground tunnels, pipelines etc., wirh reference to US legislation on the subject. Definition of confined spaces; standards, shipbuilding industry, tank cars, storage vessels, vats, sumps, sewers, process vessels, bins, silos, boilers; accidents and fatalities, rescue procedures, equipment (face mask, lifeline), co-worker as spotter; communication system; employee motivational training; toxic and combustible atmospheres; ventilation; electrical hazards (tagging of circuit-breakers); flammable liquids in sewers; methane.
Descriptors (primary) work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) USA; safety training in industry; standardization; safe working methods
Document type -
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces