ANSI A10.16 2009 Edition, January 1, 2009
Safety Requirements for Tunnels, Shafts, and Caissons - American National Standard for Construction and Demolition Operations
Additional Comments: SEEANSIA10.16COMPARISON&ANSIA10.16COMBO
Published By:American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE/SAFE)
This standard establishes safety requirements pertaining to the construction of tunnels, shafts, and caissons. The requirements set forth in this standard cover environmental control; related facilities; fire prevention; hoisting; haulage; and electrical, drilling and blasting, and compressed air work. This standard is not intended for application to mining or quarrying operations.
Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to establish reasonable and practical safety requirements and practices for the construction of tunnels, shafts, and caissons.