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Document ID (ISN)34705
CIS number 81-251
Year 1980
Convention or series no. ZH 1/602
Author(s)
Federation of Industrial Mutual Accident Insurance Associations (Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften)
Title Safety rules for chimney sweeping
Original title Sicherheitsregeln fŘr Schornsteinfegerarbeiten [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Gereonstrasse 18-32, 5000 K÷ln 1, Federal Republic of Germany, Apr. 1980. 14p. Illus. Price: DM.1.20.
Abstract These rules apply to chimney sweeping, and to layout and access to chimneys. Contents: definitions, general rules (supervision and work organisation, personnel instruction, workers' obligation to observe safety measures and report hazardous situations); action to be taken before commencing work; workplaces and access; fall-arresters; electrical installations and equipment; personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) chimney sweeping; chimneys; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; safe layout; work near electric lines; directive; electrical safety; personal protective equipment; access to workplaces
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces