Dangerous Atmosphere

Definition(s)


Dangerous Atmosphere

“Dangerous atmosphere” means an atmosphere that may expose workers to the risk of death, incapacitation, impairment of ability to self-rescue (i.e. to escape unaided from a space), injury or acute illness.

Source: Resolution MEPC.210(63), 2012 Guidelines for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling, 2 March 2012, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance