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Document ID (ISN)64034
CIS number 95-625
ISSN - Serial title 0942-847X - G+S - Gesund und Sicher
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Protection from exhaust gases in motor vehicle repair shops
Original title Schutz vor Autoabgasen in Kfz-Werkstńtten [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1994, No.6, p.180-182.
Abstract In many vehicle repair shops in Germany, high carbon monoxide concentrations in excess of the exposure limit were measured. Noise levels during engine tests were found to amount to about 95dB(A). An instruction manual was issued which recommends protective measures such as: exhausting the vehicle exhaust gases at the various workplaces, providing separate rooms for noisy tasks, wearing hearing protectors and reducing vehicle movements inside the repair shops. Formulae are presented for quickly assessing the carbon monoxide pollution and the fresh air volume needed to comply with the exposure limit.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; carbon monoxide; prediction formulae; exhaust ventilation; vehicle repair and servicing
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; exposure evaluation; training manuals; noise
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Carbon monoxide
Road transportation
Inorganic substances