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Confinement Barriers

  • Primary confinement. Provides confinement of hazardous material to the vicinity of its processing. This confinement is typically provided by piping, tanks, gloveboxes, encapsulating material, and the like, along with any off-gas systems that control effluent from within the primary confinement.
  • Secondary confinement. Consists of a cell or enclosure surrounding the process material or equipment along with any associated ventilation exhaust systems from the enclosed area.
  • Tertiary confinement. Typically provided by walls, floor, roof, and associated ventilation exhaust systems of the facility. It provide
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