Fatal Carbon Monoxide Intoxication After AcetyleneGas Welding of Pipes
2013 (English)In: Annals of Occupational Hygiene, ISSN 0003-4878, E-ISSN 1475-3162, Vol. 57, no 5, 662-666 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Acetylene gas welding of district heating pipes can result in exposure to high concentrations of carbon monoxide. A fatal case due to intoxication is described. Measurements of carbon monoxide revealed high levels when gas welding a pipe with closed ends. This fatality and these measurements highlight a new hazard, which must be promptly prevented.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Oxford University Press, 2013. Vol. 57, no 5, 662-666 p.
carbon monoxide, district heating, gas welding, welding
Environmental Health and Occupational Health
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-117630DOI: 10.1093/annhyg/mes104ISI: 000321066100011ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84879544153OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-117630DiVA: diva2:602381
QC 201302112013-02-012013-02-012013-08-09Bibliographically approved