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ID (ISN) del documento61938
Número CIS 94-665
ISSN - Título de la serie Loss Prevention News
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Nityananda T.S.
Título Fire safety in tanneries
Información bibliográfica Apr.-June 1993, Vol.15, No.2, p.3-7. Illus.
Resumen Description of the tanning process as conducted in Indian factories. Much of the process involves wet conditions, so the overall risk of fire should be low. Documentation of the industry is scanty, but there seems to have been no loss of life due to fire or explosion in any tannery in India. However, examination of the fire extinguisher refilling record of one large tannery showed that extinguishers had been used on 30 occasions in two years, so risk is not totally absent. Dust, flammable chemicals, electrical equipment, combustible fuels and welding sparks are particular hazards. Extinguishing equipment and fire safety training are inadequate in many tanneries.
Descriptores (primarios) India; curtiduría; prevención de los incendios; riesgos de incendio
Descriptores (secundarios) substancias inflamables; substancias combustibles; estufas para combustibles sólidos; cambio de horizontes; paises en desarrollo; soldadura y corte; material eléctrico
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaIndia
Tema(s) Incendios, explosiones
Broad subject area(s) Incendios, explosiones y riesgos mayores
Navegación por categoria(s) Footwear, leather and fur industry
Incendios