Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces

Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces

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Includes: overview of confined-space hazards; epidemiology of confined space-related fatalities; a prevention: elements of a confined-space program. Majority of report consists of summary data a investigative reports of fatal incidents involving workers who entered confined spaces. Involves: explosives, inert gases, oxygen deficient air, solvents, toxic gases, engulfment, falls, electrocution, a drowning. A resource a case study manual for safety a public health professionals, safety a health instructors, research a public safety personnel.The foundry, in operation since 1911, was destroyed by fire in 1953, but was rebuilt and placed back in operation by 1955. The foundry employs 310 ... The solvent was dispensed by a hand-held nozzle with two manual valves; one for the gravity fed solvent, the other for the forced-air flow. The victim was to ... safety goggles, hard hat, and an air-purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge. He wasanbsp;...

Title:Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces
Author: Thomas R. Bender
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1996-07


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