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Document ID (ISN)60696
CIS number 93-1334
Year 1986
Convention or series no. Safety Library Publication No.14
Title Handbook for the transportation and distribution of explosive materials
Bibliographic information Institute of Makers of Explosives, 1120 Nineteenth Street, NW, Suite 310, Washington, DC 20036-3605, USA, June 1986. iii, 59p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: I - transportation of explosive materials (vehicle operator selection and training; transport equipment; shipping papers; inspections; loading; driver's log; accidents and accident reporting; emergency procedures; vehicle markings); II - storage of explosive materials (personnel selection and training; types and location of storage facilities; storage within magazines; magazine operations; safety precautions); III - materials handling equipment (forklift trucks). Examples of forms and certificates are included.
Descriptors (primary) explosives; USA; explosives industry; storage; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; notification of occupational accidents; vocational training; containers; drivers; trucks; safety guides; fork-lift trucks; road transport; safe working methods; data sheet; safety checks; loading and unloading
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Storage and warehousing
Chemical industry