|Document ID (ISN)||102659|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Plastics Processing Sheet No.15
Health and Safety Executive
||Reducing the risk of fire or explosion during the manufacture of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) products
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Sep. 2003. 4p.12 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/pps15.pdf [in English]
||Several combustible substances may be found in fibre laminating workshops, including peroxides, toluene, styrene, acetone and plastic dust liberated during milling. This information sheet covers the control of fire and explosion hazards in fibre laminating workshops. It can be used to help carry out hazard evaluations and decide on the control measures necessary to comply with the law. Contents: hazards; control measures (daily, monthly and annual checks); control measures appropriate for each of the substances during storage, use, spillage, recovery and disposal.
||airborne dust; glass fibre reinforced plastics; United Kingdom; plastics converting industry; solvents; explosion hazards; plant safety organization; fire hazards
||legal aspects; acetone; toluene; styrene; peroxides; storage; data sheet; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; waste disposal; spills; inspection; premises
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards