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Gases, vapours, smoke and fumes
Gases are substances that are completely in a gaseous state at normal temperatures and pressures. Some liquids or solids have an associated gaseous phase which is called a vapour. Smoke is a fine solid formed by incomplete burning. Fumes are fine airborne particles produced when a solid vapourises and condenses, eg during welding.
- Empty drums-potential bombs
- Flammable refrigerant gases position paper - information sheet
- Local exhaust ventilation
- Prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning from petrol and gas powered equipment
- Confined space
- National code of practice for Safe Use of Ethylene Oxide in Sterilisation/Fumigation Processes [NOHSC:2008 (1992)]
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