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Descriptor in English: Confined Spaces
Descriptor in Spanish: Espacios Confinados
Descriptor in Portuguese: Espaços Confinados
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 99
See also the descriptors: Air Pollutants, Occupational MeSH
Ecological Systems, Closed MeSH
Ventilation MeSH
DeCS UI: 33886
Descriptor UI: D020378
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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