|Document ID (ISN)||67949|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L96
Health and Safety Executive
||A guide to the Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. vi, 81p. Price: GBP 10.50.
||This document provides the text of the Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996 with accompanying guidance. Provisions relate to appointment of compressed air contractor; notification of work; safe system of work; plant and equipment; appointment of contract medical adviser; medical surveillance; compression and decompression procedures; medical treatment; emergencies; fire precautions; information, instruction and training; fitness for work; intoxicating liquor and drugs; welfare facilities; identification of compressed air workers. Appendices include: use of portable electronic atmospheric gas monitoring equipment in compressed air workings; outline syllabus for a course in hyperbaric medicine.
||United Kingdom; legislation; compressed air; work in pressurized atmosphere
||welfare facilities; information of personnel; compression; decompression; decompression sickness; physical fitness; osteonecrosis; fire protection; safe working methods; health service records; medical supervision; medical examinations; comment on law; radiology; training course
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Pressure vessels and systems
|Broad subject area(s)