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Document ID (ISN)62436
CIS number 94-930
ISBN(s) 9971-915-36-7
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Title Code of practice on safety and health in roadworks, excavation, sewer maintenance and renovation works
Bibliographic information Ministry of Labour, 18 Havelock Road, Singapore 0105, Republic of Singapore, 1991. viii, 31p.
Abstract This code of practice outlines safety and health hazards and precautions during: roadworks (pneumatic tools, noise, vibration, work with asphalt and cement, exposure to carbon monoxide, heat stress, manual lifting, temporary lighting, work with solvents); excavation and trenching (general safety provisions, support of excavation edges, dust, gases and vapours); sewer maintenance (precautions in confined spaces); renovation works (means of access and egress, fire hazards, falling objects, machinery guarding, hand tools and portable power driven tools, welding and flame cutting, electrical hazards, demolition, painting, work with asbestos, wood, adhesives and corrosive chemicals).
Descriptors (primary) trenching and excavating; road work; work in sewers; safety and health engineering; Singapore
Descriptors (secondary) noise and vibration control; welding and cutting; carbon monoxide; asbestos; access to workplaces; caustic substances; pneumatic tools; heat load; work in confined spaces; adhesives; painting; solvents; concrete work; demolition; manual handling; bitumen; cement; electrical safety; artificial lighting; directive; power-driven hand tools
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Road transportation
Trenching and excavating