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Document ID (ISN)34120
CIS number 80-1507
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Odorisation of oxygen used for welding, cutting and heat treatment
Original title Tilsetting av luktestoff til oksygen ved sveising, brenning og varmebehandling [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information Bestillingsnr. 384, Directorate of Labour Inspection (Direktoratet for arbeidstilsynet), Postboks 8103 Dep., Oslo 1, Norway, 7 Dec. 1979. 14p. Illus. Gratis.
Abstract This directive (effective 1 July 1980) covers: rules for addition of dimethyl sulfide to oxygen to warn workers in confined spaces of the fire hazard (requirements for the oxygen distribution unit, stench metering unit and storage vessels, special precautions); guide for odorisation (health hazards of dimethyl sulfide, supply circuit, explosion hazards, personal protection, first aid); determination of oxygen in air.
Descriptors (primary) warning agents; Norway; oxygen; gas welding and cutting; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) dimethyl sulfide; fire hazards; directive; determination in air; explosion hazards
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Welding and cutting
Inorganic substances