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Document ID (ISN)35312
CIS number 81-822
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hale C., Lichtenberg W.H.
Title Ammonia storage terminals safety program.
Bibliographic information Ammonia Plant Safety (and related facilities), American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 345 East 47 Street, New York, N.Y. 10017, USA, 1980, Vol.22, p.35-33. 15 ref.
Abstract The programme, which is designed as a guide to assist terminal personnel in developing their own programme, is presented in 8 sections. These are: emergency conditions, which defines a series of typical problems that may occur; organisation for handling emergencies (manpower sources available to supplement terminal staff); hazards and their control (technical aspects of safe handling of ammonia); first aid and medical treatment; safety training, which includes weekly safety meetings and additional training; accident prevention, which includes periodic inspections and preventive maintenance; properties of anhydrous ammonia; reference section listing available publications.
Descriptors (primary) ammonia; liquefied gases; safety programmes; plant safety organization; storage tanks
Descriptors (secondary) transfer of liquids and gases; emergency organization; preventive maintenance; explosion prevention; periodical checks; fire prevention; safe working methods; safety training in industry; first aid
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Safety programmes