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Descriptor English: Confined Spaces
Descriptor Spanish: Espacios Confinados
Descriptor Portuguese: Espaços Confinados
Descriptor French: Espaces restreints
Entry term(s): Confined Space
Space, Confined
Space, Unventilated
Spaces, Confined
Spaces, Unventilated
Unventilated Space
Unventilated Spaces
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.074
N06.230.074
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020378
Scope note: A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.
Annotation: do not use with claustrophobia
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
Related: Air Pollutants, Occupational MeSH
Ecological Systems, Closed MeSH
Ventilation MeSH
DeCS ID: 33886
Unique ID: D020378
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Confined Spaces - Preferred
Concept UI M0030019
Scope note A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.
Preferred term Confined Spaces
Entry term(s) Confined Space
Space, Confined
Spaces, Confined
Unventilated Spaces - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0030018
Preferred term Unventilated Spaces
Entry term(s) Space, Unventilated
Spaces, Unventilated
Unventilated Space



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