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Document ID (ISN)33153
CIS number 80-316
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chakrabarti M.K., Gupta R.K.
Title Fire hazards potential of static charge and other fire hazards in cotton ginning process - An investigative study.
Bibliographic information Safety Wing, Central Labour Institute, Sion, Bombay-400 022, India, 1979, 12p.
Abstract The roller ginning process is described, and the static electricity hazard investigated: generation and accumulation of static charges during roller ginning were not sufficient to cause sparks and thus do not represent a fire hazard. Most fires occurring in cotton ginning factories were due to the absence of systematic inspection to identify and eliminate well-known fire hazards, and to lack of supervision, training and education. Recommendations aimed at preventing these hazards are made.
Descriptors (primary) static electricity; cotton industry; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) India; ginning; fire research; report; spontaneous combustion
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fires
Electricity