|Document ID (ISN)||101826|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||The safe use and handling of flammable liquids
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2002. viii, 66p. Illus. 81 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
||This booklet provides information on the fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids and describes practical measures to protect workers. It is aimed at persons directly responsible for the safe use and handling of flammable liquids in all general work activities and in small-scale chemical processing, as well as at safety specialists and industry associations. Contents: scope; hazards; precautions; sources of ignition; ventilation; health precautions; maintenance; housekeeping; disposal of flammable liquids; information and training; general fire precautions; emergency procedures. Appendices include: legal requirements; fire-resisting structures; hazardous area classification.
||flammable liquids; chemical industry; plant safety organization; fire hazards; explosion hazards; United Kingdom
||information dissemination; small enterprises; hazardous locations; legal aspects; maintenance; safety guides; housekeeping; fire resisting structures; glossary; safety training in industry; emergency organization
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards