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Document ID (ISN)39057
CIS number 83-47
ISSN - Serial title Prévention
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Title Hazards of confined spaces
Original title Les dangers dans les espaces confinés [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 1982, No.1, p.2-8. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Review of the hazards related to dangerous atmospheres (flammable, toxic, irritant or asphyxiating gases), and of general hazards (mechanical and physical) related to difficulties of communication, entry and exit. Sections deal with: types of confined spaces; measures prior to entering a confined space and during a stay in a confined space; poisoning hazards (threshold limit values for a number of gases and vapours, flammable limits of certain gases and vapours); explosion hazards; asphyxiation; hazards related to the physical environment (temperature, noise, vibration); techniques and apparatus for atmospheric evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) confined spaces; causes of accidents; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; threshold limit values; noise; vibration; toxic atmosphere detection; explosion hazards; explosive atmospheres; asphyxia; explosive atmosphere detection; fire hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces