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Safety and health issues in confined spaces.

Authors
Malool-JM; Rosen-MA
Source
Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Grant No. T42-CCT-010418, and Centers for Education and Training, New York/New Jersey Educational Resource Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 1996 Jul; :1-268
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00235898
Abstract
This manual was developed for a 3 day course for environmental professionals and other workers who enter confined spaces. Specific topics covered in this course include required permits, falling objects, electrical hazards, moving equipment, product entry, noise hazards, engulfment, oxygen deficient atmospheres, flammable atmospheres, toxic atmospheres, skin absorption of chemicals, lockout/tagout procedures, respiratory protection, aerosols, physical classification of respiratory hazards, physiological respiratory hazards, monitoring of atmospheric hazards, confined space entry systems, atmospheric testing, confined space ventilation, handling confined space emergencies, hazard recognition, personal protective equipment, rescue techniques, and psychological aspects of confined space rescues. Appendices include copies of regulations and standards for confined space entry, and NIOSH publications concerning work in confined spaces.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Confined-spaces; Toxic-gases; Safety-measures; Oxygen-deficient-atmospheres; Risk-factors; Respiratory-protective-equipment
Contact
Community Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine One Gustave L Levy Place Bx108 New York, NY 10029
Publication Date
19960701
Document Type
Other
Funding Amount
2315138
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-OH-07125; Grant-Number-T42-CCT-010418
Source Name
Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Cooperative Agreement No. T42-CCT-010418, and Centers for Education and Training, New York/New Jersey Educational Resource Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
State
NJ; NY; WA
Performing Organization
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
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