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Document ID (ISN)40690
CIS number 83-1642
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1983
Convention or series no. Recommandation R 220
Central Coordinating Committee, French National Health Insurance Fund (Comité central de coordination, Caisse nationale de l'assurance-maladie)
Title Risks of hydrogen sulfide poisoning
Original title Risques d'intoxication présentés par l'hydrogène sulfuré [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1983, No.112, Note No.1441-112-83, p.403-405.
Abstract Recommendations adopted 23 Feb. 1983. They cover operations requiring access to reservoirs, tanks, drains and sewers containing deposits or residues which can liberate hydrogen sulfide. Special provisions are given for the treatment of deposits and residues with acids, for operations on tank equipment, and for the cleaning of wells. Commentaries on some of the recommendations are included.
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; work in confined spaces; hydrogen sulfide; France
Descriptors (secondary) work in wells; storage tanks; work in sewers; waste disposal; directive; vats
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances