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Document ID (ISN)40277
CIS number 83-1227
Year 1983
Convention or series no. VBG 50
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