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Document ID (ISN)51186
CIS number 89-37
Year 1988
Convention or series no. VBG 50
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Title Work on gas lines [Federal Republic of Germany]
Original title Arbeiten an Gasleitungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburger Strasse 449, 5000 K÷ln 41, Federal Republic of Germany, 1 Apr. 1988. 12 + 27p.
Abstract These safety rules apply to work on lines carrying gases (except oxygen, acetylene and air). Subjects covered: employer's responsibility, personal protective equipment, preliminary measures before work on a line begins, protection against electrical (spark) hazards, measures to be taken in case of leaks, fire protection. 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; responsibilities; safe working methods; directive; plant safety supervision; fire protection
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution
Compressed gases and pressure vessels