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Document ID (ISN)40277
CIS number 83-1227
Year 1983
Convention or series no. VBG 50
Author(s)
Federation of industrial mutual accident insurance associations (Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften)
Title Work on gas lines
Original title Arbeiten an Gasleitungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Gereonstrasse 18-32, 5000 K÷ln 1, Federal Republic of Germany, 1 Apr. 1983. 8 + 20p. Price: DM.2.10.
Abstract These safety rules apply to work on lines carrying gases or gas mixtures (except oxygen, acetylene and air) and to their operation. Its provisions apply to: responsibility of the contractor, qualified personnel, personal protection, fire protection, preliminary measures before work on a line begins, protection against electrical (spark) hazards, checking for leaks and measures to be taken if any are found, lines for highly flammable gases, domestic installations. In an annex: rules of application and comments.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); flammable gases; gas industry; piping; toxic gases
Descriptors (secondary) protection against leakage; protective clothing; respirators; fire protection; responsibilities; replaced; directive; plant safety supervision; safe working methods
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution
Compressed gases and pressure vessels