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Document ID (ISN)40607
CIS number 83-1727
ISSN - Serial title 0010-244X - Cahiers des Comités de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Adenot A., Tardy J., Chobert D.
Title Crawl spaces for plumbing used as general-purpose crawl spaces
Original title Vides sanitaires utilisés en vides techniques [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1983, No.2, p.60-64. Illus.
Abstract Economic motives have caused crawl spaces originally intended only for sanitary service to be used for other services and to be reduced to dimensions which fail to take account of potential drainage problems and of the need for human access. Errors to be avoided in building design are analysed, with emphasis on the importance of considering the piping system of a building from the earliest stages (access, headroom, preparation and movement of materials). Minimal requirements for the installation and operation of a piping system in tunnels used as crawl spaces are suggested (dimensions, access, floor, lighting, working methods).
Descriptors (primary) heavy work; work in confined spaces; installation of pipe systems; work posture
Descriptors (secondary) bending posture; design of equipment; access to workplaces; kneeling posture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Work posture
Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Confined spaces