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Document ID (ISN)65627
CIS number 95-2206
ISBN(s) 0-477-03564-7
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Code of practice for the transportation and disposal of petroleum storage tanks and related wastes
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, May 1995. 56p. 20 ref.
Abstract Contents of this code of practice: safety of works; authorization, permits and certification; removal of tanks; transport of used underground tanks; tank processing and disposal (precautions against explosion and fire from petroleum products or vapours, asphyxiation from vapours or lack of oxygen, and toxic effects of petroleum products, vapours or wastes); treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes; lead hazards; equipment checklist for tank disposal; supervision by the site contractor. In appendix: sample forms and notices; safe handling of petroleum products; accidents during leaded gasoline tank cleaning.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; New Zealand; petroleum products; storage tanks; fire hazards; transport of materials; explosion hazards; petroleum
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; tetraethyllead; sludge; safety guides; authorization of dangerous work; glossary; directive; asphyxia
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Fires
Waste collection and disposal
Transport of materials
Explosions