Fatal accidents 4

Visual resources
Italie
Italian
2008

Description

The video regards a true story of unskilled workers cleaning a cistern. One of the workers enters the cistern and suffocates. Another worker wants to help him and also enters the cistern, with fatal consequences. The other workers get help from firefighters. No substance is explicitly mentioned.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
TRANSPORTS ET ENTREPOSAGE
Provider: 
CMB Consulting
Tasks covered: 
Spill or Confined Space Accident
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Asphyxiants
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Workers

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