Confined Space Safe Practice (IACS Rec 72) (eBook)

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November 2017

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Confined Space Safe Practice (IACS Rec 72) (eBook)

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This is an essential guide to best practice for confined space entry, providing details of appropriate PPE, safe entry policies and procedures, general hazards and atmosphere testing.

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Compiled by IACS, Confined Space Safe Practice contains detailed recommendations on all aspects of entering enclosed spaces safely. Covering topics such as safety entry procedures, atmosphere testing, PPE and general hazards, this guide to industry best practice also includes comprehensive additional guidelines and a handy checklist that can be used on board.

CHAPTER 1 Definitions

1.1 Confined space

1.2 Competent person

1.3 Responsible person

1.4 Marine chemist

CHAPTER 2 General Hazards

CHAPTER 3 Confined Space – Safe Entry Policy

3.1 General

3.2 Entering confined spaces adjacent to loaded tanks

3.3 Entering confined spaces adjacent to inerted tanks

CHAPTER 4 Confined Space – Safe Entry Procedure

4.1 General

4.2 Entering confined spaces adjacent to loaded tanks

on double hull tankers – additional requirements

CHAPTER 5 Permit-to-work and Permit-to-enter

CHAPTER 6 Testing of the Atmosphere

6.1 General

6.2 Testing for oxygen

6.3 Testing for flammable atmosphere

6.4 Testing for toxic atmospheres

6.5 Testing instruments

CHAPTER 7 Preparation for Entering Confined Spaces

7.1 Ventilation

7.2 Isolation of space

7.3 Standby/rescue

CHAPTER 8 Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Reference List

Annex to Recommendation 72

Guidelines for Safe entry of Confined Spaces

Checklist for Entry into Confined Spaces

Title: Confined Space Safe Practice (IACS Rec 72) (eBook)
Number of Pages: 73
Product Code: WS1557EA
Published Date: November 2017

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