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Document ID (ISN)52597
CIS number 89-1652
Year 1987
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.87-119
Title NIOSH Alert - Reprints: October 1980 - December 1986
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Sep. 1987. 105p. Bibl.
Abstract Thirteen alerts requesting assistance are reprinted: 2-nitropropane; benzidine-, o-tolidine-, and o-dianisidine-based dyes; controlling carbon monoxide hazard in aircraft refuelling operations; electrocutions of workers in fast food restaurants; injury of workers by robots; electrocutions from contact between cranes and power lines; deaths and injuries from excavation cave-ins; hazards in the use of water spray (fog) streams to prevent or control ignition of flammable atmospheres; occupational facilities in confined spaces; grain auger electrocutions; fatalities due to fires and explosions in oxygen-limiting silos; electrocutions due to damaged receptacles and connectors; fatalities of workers who contact electrical energy.
Descriptors (primary) trenching and excavating; nitropropane; restaurants; carbon monoxide; dyes; work in confined spaces; fuelling; screw conveyors; aircraft; gas explosions; overhead electric lines; robots; electrical accidents; bulk storage bins; USA
Descriptors (secondary) case study; 2-nitropropane; safe working methods; fatalities; accident descriptions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Confined spaces
Inorganic substances
Carbon monoxide
Hotels and restaurants
Air transportation
Aliphatic nitro compounds
Trenching and excavating