Pocket Safety Guide - Confined Spaces - SKULD Edition

Published Date

January 2010

Pocket Safety Guide - Confined Spaces - SKULD Edition

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This pocket book outlines the characteristics of enclosed spaces and lists the many different types of hazard that may be encountered. It discusses the procedures that should be followed before entering an enclosed space (including testing for different types of hazardous atmosphere, ventilation and gas freeing) as well as the provisions for communication, breathing apparatus and emergency response.

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There are many types of confined spaces. But no matter what the type under consideration is, all confined spaces have some things in common. They will all have limited ways to get in and out and the atmosphere within them is often dangerous.

1 Types of Space

1.1 What is a Confined Space?

1.2 Permit Entry Confined Space

 

2 Reasons for Entering a Confined Space

2.1 Is it Necessary?

2.2 Reasons for Entering a Confined Space

2.3 Recognition

 

3 Hazards

3.1 Physical Hazards

3.2 Control

 

4 Hazardous Atmospheres and Methods of Testing for Them

4.1 Hazardous Atmospheres

4.1.1 Flammable Atmospheres

4.1.2 Toxic Atmospheres

4.1.3 Irritant Atmospheres

4.1.4 Asphyxiating Atmospheres

4.2 Testing Hazardous Atmospheres

4.2.1 Testing Flammable Atmospheres

4.2.2 Testing Toxic Atmospheres

 

5 Ventilation, Gas Freeing

 

6 Entry Checks

 

7 Duties

7.1 Training for Attendant

7.2 Duties of the Person Authorising or in Charge of the Entry

 

8 Communication

8.1 Requirements of a Confined Space Entry Communication System

 

9 Equipment

 

10 Rescue

 

11 Case Studies

11.1 Case Study #1

11.2 Case Study #2

11.3 Famous Last Words?

 

12 Precautions

12.1 Testing, Evaluation and Monitoring

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Title: Pocket Safety Guide - Confined Spaces - SKULD Edition
Number of Pages: 28
Product Code: WS1273K
Published Date: January 2010
Weight: 0.04 kg

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