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CIS 92-374 Ordinance on Prevention of Anoxia, etc. [Japan]
English translation of the Ordinance of 30 Sep. 1972 (for the original see CIS 75-642), as amended till 1986. Contents: definitions; monitoring oxygen levels in the working environment; ventilation; protective equipment; prohibition of entrance; special training; evacuation and rescue equipment; medical examinations; preventive measures for special types of work; training of supervisors.
In: Industrial Safety and Health Law and related legislation of Japan, Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association, 5-35-1, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108, Japan, 1991, p.724-739.

CIS 75-642
Industrial Safety and Health Division, Ministry of Labour, Tokyo.
Ordinance No.42 of 1972 concerning hazards of oxygen deficiency.
This ordinance under the Japanese Industrial Safety and Health Act 1972 lays down various safety measures to be observed in work where there is an oxygen deficiency hazard. Sections are devoted to: monitoring oxygen levels in the work environment; ventilation; lifelines; respiratory protective equipment; special safety measures to be taken for work in tanks and enclosed spaces and other special types of work; training of foremen and supervisors.
Collection of regulations and ordinances concerning occupational health, Japanese Industrial Safety Association, 35-1, 5-Chome, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 1972. p.412-425.