|Document ID (ISN)||54897|
|Convention or series no.
||Avoiding danger from underground services
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 24p. Illus. Bibl. Price: GBP 2.25.
||This guidance incorporates and supercedes that previously contained in Guidance Note GS 33 (Avoiding danger from buried electricity cables). Topics covered: dangers arising from work near underground services; safe systems of work based on obtaining plans of buried services, use of cable and pipe locating devices, and safe digging practices; safe use of trenchless methods; special requirements for underground services in partly completed housing developments; installation of new services near existing services; problems arising at demolition sites. Specific advice is given on matters relating to the 4 main types of underground services: electricity cables, gas pipes, water pipes and sewers and telecommunications cables.
||trenching and excavating; mechanical hazards; underground cables; United Kingdom
||telecommunications equipment; piping; first aid; water and sanitation services; safety guides; legislation; replaced; cable detectors; safe working methods
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Trenching and excavating