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Document ID (ISN)69122
CIS number 97-966
ISBN(s) 0-87765-368-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cote A.E.
Title Industrial fire hazards handbook
Bibliographic information National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269, USA, 3rd ed., 1990. 1304p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract Contents of this manual: industrial fire risk management; hazard analysis and risk assessment; life safety in industrial occupancies; plant emergency organization and training; pre-planning for industrial emergencies; fire hazards in 22 major industries and in 14 processes; general occupancy fire hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids, industrial gases, liquefied petroleum gases, computer centres, clean rooms, laboratories, boiler-furnaces, fluid power systems, refrigeration systems, air moving equipment, materials handling systems, electrical installations, and industrial storage; warehouse pre-fire planning and fire fighting operations; industrial waste control; record storage; industrial housekeeping.
Descriptors (primary) flammable substances; fire hazards; sources of ignition; safety programmes; emergency organization; fire protection; total loss control
Descriptors (secondary) animal fats and oils; sewage treatment; rubber industry; printing industry; wood products; vegetable oils and fats; grain and seed processing; manuals; hazard evaluation; electric power generation; electronics industry; shipbuilding industry; motor vehicle industry; plastics converting industry; food industry; textile industry; woodworking industry; pulp and paper industry; non-metallic mineral products industries; non-ferrous metal industries; mining industry; paints and varnishes
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Electronics industry
Safety programmes