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Document ID (ISN)44960
CIS number 85-1887
ISBN(s) 0-8155-1018-7
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Toxic substance storage tank containment
Bibliographic information Ecology and Environment, Inc.; Whitman, Requardt and Associates, Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Ave., Park Ridge, NJ 07656, USA, 1985. 274p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract This manual provides basic guidelines on which a toxic substance storage tank containment assurance and safety programme can be based. It includes guidelines for maintenance, inspection and emergency procedures, as well as references to appropriate standards and codes. Contents: objectives, scope and application of a containment assurance programme; chemical compatibility; storage system design elements; corrosion control; tank inspection and maintenance; personnel health, safety and training; spill control and prevention; codes applicable to storage tanks; use and interpretation of technical codes; conclusions and recommendations. Tables list representative chemicals, their compatibilities with each other and with structural materials, and countermeasures against hazards.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; safety programmes; containment; storage tanks
Descriptors (secondary) corrosion; manuals; safety training in industry; spills; inspection; containment of spills
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Safety programmes