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Document ID (ISN)35015
CIS number 81-357
ISSN - Serial title Medical Bulletin
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Thomas F.C., Brief R.S., Allen R.I., Lynch J.R., Confer R.G., Scala R.A., Stelluto J.F.
Title Guidelines for work in confined spaces.
Bibliographic information 1980, Vol.40, No.1, p.1-46. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Contents: check list; the problem; a confined space programme; recognition of potential hazards; atmospheric testing; ventilation; safe work practices; respirators; protective clothing; selection and training of employees; rescue and first aid; administration of the programme. Appendices: definitions; suggested ventilation practices; respirator protection factors; specifications of portable analysers for evaluation of confined space atmospheres, and of personal monitors with alarms for continuous use in confined spaces.
Descriptors (primary) work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) mechanical ventilation; escape and rescue; information of personnel; toxic atmosphere detection; respirators
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces