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Document ID (ISN)31828
CIS number 79-1466
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Work in sewage treatment plants
Original title Arbeid ved avl°psanlegg [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information Bestillingsnr. 365, Directorate of Labour Inspection (Direktoratet for arbeidstilsynet), Postboks 8103 Dep., Oslo 1, Norway, 8 Sep. 1978. 10p. Gratis.
Abstract These rules, effective 1 Jan. 1979, cover the following aspects of the question: safe access ways, protective equipment and guards (conditions to be met by overhead walkways, stairs, platforms, trapdoors and doors; railings, lifebuoys, lighting, emergency showers, etc.); safety and health measures (ventilation of confined spaces before commencing work, monitoring levels of oxygen and hazardous gases, use of respirators, having a stand-by worker for hazardous types of work, smoking and naked flames prohibited where there is an explosion hazard, lifelines and lifejackets etc.); storage of gases; canteens, changing rooms, washrooms and lavatories; housekeeping; annual medical examinations and vaccination.
Descriptors (primary) Norway; work in sewers; sewage treatment
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; welfare facilities; toxic gases; directive; housekeeping; safe working methods; medical supervision; artificial lighting
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces