ACGIH simple asphyxiant is a substance that can displace oxygen in the air, resulting in suffocation from lack of oxygen

Selected Key Regulation

OHSR 5.56 (Oxygen Deficiency) - The airborne concentration of any gas or vapour must be controlled so that a worker is not exposed to an oxygen deficient atmosphere, and there is no other hazard, such as fire or explosion.


ACGIH; WorkSafeBC Guidelines G5.56 (Oxygen deficiency)