|Document ID (ISN)||101384|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Woodworking Information Sheet No.32
Health and Safety Executive
||Safe collection of woodwaste: Prevention of fire and explosion
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2003. 4p. Illus. 6 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis32.pdf [in English]
||This information note provides practical guidance to manufacturers, suppliers and users of woodwaste collection systems on the reduction of fire and explosion risks. Contents: hazards of wood dust; explosibility of woodwaste; sources of ignition; types of collection systems; design of ductwork; precautions for collection units where a dust explosion risk exists; sizing of explosion relief; design of explosion vents; ducting of vents to the open air; firefighting. Reprinted with updated references (replaces CIS 97-1313).
||disposal of harmful waste; wood dust; woodworking industry; sources of ignition; explosion hazards; United Kingdom
||explosion venting; legal aspects; ducts; dust explosions; safety by design; explosion protection; design of equipment; data sheet; sprinkler systems
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Waste collection and disposal
Lumber and the woodworking industry