• AS 4774.1-2003

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    Work in compressed air and hyperbaric facilities Work in tunnels, shafts and caissons

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-16-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for medical supervision of personnel, operating procedures, equipment and general precautions for work in tunnels,shafts and caissons where compressed air is the breathing medium and the maximum presssure of the work area is 4bar (400kPa) gauge. Appendices include medical standards and examination forms, information for medical practitioners, instructions for persons working in compressed air and information on decompression illness.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for medical supervision, operating procedures, equipment (minimum requirements, design and operation) and general precautions to be observed for work in tunnels, shafts and caissons where compressed air is the breathing medium and the maximum pressure of the work area is 4 bar (400 kPa) gauge. Appendices include medical standards and examination reports, instructions for persons working in compressed air and information on decompression illness for compressed air workers.

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    Committee SF-046
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS CA12-1948.
    Second edition 1970.
    AS CA12-1970 revised and redesignated as AS 4774.1-2003. First published as AS CA12—1948. Previous edition AS CA12—1970. AS CA12—1970 revised and redesignated as AS 4774.1—2003.

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    AS 2896-1998 Medical gas systems - Installation and testing of non-flammable medical gas pipeline systems
    AS 4774.2-2002 Work in compressed air and hyperbaric facilities - Hyperbaric oxygen facilities
    AS 4332-1995 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders
    AS 2187.2-1993 Explosives - Storage, transport and use - Use of explosives
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 2299.1:1999 Occupational diving operations Standard operational practice
    AS 3600-2001 Concrete structures
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS/NZS 1269.4:1998 Occupational noise management - Auditory assessment
    AS/NZS 1716:1994 Respiratory protective devices
    AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices
    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 1680.1-1990 Interior lighting - General principles and recommendations
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