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Document ID (ISN)100418
CIS number 02-1412
Year 2000
Convention or series no. INRS ED 100
Author(s) Lalung-Bonnaire J., Aumas M., Petit J.M.
Title LPG-powered industrial trucks - Prevention of fire/explosion risks
Original title Chariots automoteurs au GPL - PrÚvention des risques incendie/explosion [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, no date. 4p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is increasingly used as a fuel for industrial trucks, in particular because of its lower level of polluting emissions when compared with those produced by diesel fuel. The objective of this practical information sheet is to present the safety principles to be followed to avoid fire or explosion risks due to the presence of LPG during maintenance or repair of LPG-powered trucks. Contents: hazards (leaks, bursting of tanks); safety measures to be followed during use; safety measures to be followed during maintenance work; preventive measures in the event of leaks or fires.
Descriptors (primary) France; fire hazards; liquefied petroleum gas; safe working methods; explosion hazards; industrial trucks; maintenance and repair
Descriptors (secondary) protection against leakage; gas cylinders; maintenance; safety guides; leakage; leakage testing; data sheet; repair work
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions