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Dangers in entering a chemical tank for maintenance operation?

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September 07, 2007 2:31PM

The biggest hazard is inadequate oxygen to support life in a confined space. Suffocation due to insufficient oxygen is a frequent cause of industrial fatalities. A secondary hazard is the danger from the chemical which was stored in the tank which can be ingested or absorbed into the body and cause harm.