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Document ID (ISN)107681
CIS number 08-182
ISSN - Serial title 1054-8793 - NFPA Journal
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Olson K., Behnke J., Edlbeck D.R.
Title Liquefied natural gas - LNG safety and protecting a facility: Striving to be the safest in the industry
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 2007, Vol.101, No.1, p.44-49. Illus.
Abstract This article discusses effective fire protection systems for liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, based on prevention, control and extinguishment (using dry chemical systems or high-expansion foam systems). It comments the United States National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 59A on the production, storage and handling of LNG.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; hazard evaluation; liquefied natural gas; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; USA; storage; safety training in industry; air foam extinguishers; comment on standard; dry chemical extinguishing systems
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Risk evaluation