Pre-evaluation of occupational hazards in the construction project of a oil storage depot
CHEN Ri-zhuan;LIN Xu-hua;TANG Yan-mei;Department of Occupational Disease Prevention and Control,Xinhui District Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Jiangmen;
Objective To identify,analyze and evaluate the occupational hazards possibly existed in the expand construction project,provide necessary suggestion and strategy of preventing occupational diseases. Methods Analogy,checklist and comprehensive were adopted in this article to analyze. Results The items of site selection,overall layout,equipment layout,protective measures on occupational disease,personal protective equipment,emergency measures and others basically conformed to the relater national standard. But hygiene equipment of auxiliary,warning signs and occupational health management should be improved; however,according to the test results from some similar corporations,the noise intensity of the combined pump- sheds was higher than 85 d B( A). Also,solvent naphtha sample and benzene concentration samples collected from the boat deck outlet( inspector's samples) exceed the limit rate respectively while the other potential hazards of occupational diseases were below the occupational exposure limits. Conclusion Though it is a construction projects prone to result in occupational diseases,it is feasible that there is a strict implementation of occupational hazard protection measures and additional measures,proper personal protection.