Working Near Manholes Toolbox Talk (UK) Mobile App
The Working Near Manholes Toolbox Talk app describes a manhole (also referred to as a utility hole, cable chamber, maintenance hole, inspection chamber, access chamber, sewer hole, or confined space) as the top opening to an underground utility vault used to house an access point for making connections, inspection, valve adjustments or performing
How does it work?
maintenance on underground and buried public utility and other services including water, sewers, telephone, electricity, storm drains, district heating and gas. A manhole is protected by a manhole cover, a flat plug designed to prevent accidental or unauthorized access to the manhole. Those plugs are traditionally made of metal, but may be constructed from precast concrete, glass reinforced plastic or other composite material. Caution must be taken to ensure that the cover is not corroded or stuck when attempting to lift it, and that the risk of falling into the chamber below is avoided. Stagnant water, rodents, sewage, molds are often inside manholes.
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