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Document ID (ISN)54579
CIS number 90-1414
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Bestillingsnr. 111
Title Work in gravel and sand pits [Norway]
Original title Arbeid i grus- og sandtak [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information Direktoratet for arbeidstilsynet, Postboks 8103 Dep., 0032 Oslo 1, Norway, 2nd ed., Feb. 1990. 10p. 18 ref.
Abstract This directive contains guidance on how to achieve safe working conditions in gravel and sand pits. Coverage: excavation work and prevention of dangerous landslides; measures for the prevention of transportation accidents; machinery; blasting in gravel and sand pits; dust control; lighting; first aid and personal protective equipment; work-rooms and welfare facilities; permits to work; evaluation of different types of soil in gravel and sand pits. A list of relevant Norwegian laws, directives and standards is appended.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; quarrying industry; Norway; trenching and excavating
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; dust control; lighting; protection against landslides; welfare facilities; earthmoving equipment; in-plant transport; soil stability; personal protective equipment; directive; permits-to-work; shotfiring and blasting
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Trenching and excavating
Mining and quarrying