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Document ID (ISN)76973
CIS number 01-1229
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Guide to the design of water towers - Safety
Original title Guide pour la conception d'un château d'eau - Sécurité [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse régionale d'assurance maladie (CRAM) des Pays de la Loire, 7 rue du Président Herriot, BP 3405, 44034 Nantes Cedex 1, France, May 1996. 4p. Illus.
Abstract This guidance note summarizes the main elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing water towers, so as to take into account the safety issues during the subsequent operating phases of the installation. Topics covered: traffic and location; access to the installation; access chutes and anchoring points for maintenance; lighting; rails and ladders for cleaning operations; piping for the transport of cleaning liquids; underground ventilation space.
Descriptors (primary) water supply; safety by design; storage tanks; France
Descriptors (secondary) anchoring devices; access to workplaces; stairs; data sheet; ladders; cleaning; railings; maintenance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Fires