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Document ID (ISN)35288
CIS number 81-570
ISSN - Serial title Tiefbau-Berufsgenossenschaft
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Krńmer R.
Title Safety aspects of underground water pipe consolidation
Original title Sicherheitstechnische ▄berlegungen bei Rohrsanierungsarbeiten [in German]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1980, Vol.92, No.3, p.158-171. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract Coating the insides of buried water pipes (>600mm diameter) with cement mortar is considered to be as effective as new pipelaying. Description of the method; considerations on accident hazards and corresponding safety measures. Principal hazards: electricity, dust containing free silica, noise from centrifugal cement coating machines; physical and postural strain, toxic gases and lack of oxygen inside pipes.
Descriptors (primary) piping; public water supply; maintenance; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) neuropsychic stress; noise; oxygen deficiency; respirable dust; electrical safety; silica
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Water and sanitation services
Compressed gases and pressure vessels