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Document ID (ISN)103235
CIS number 04-171
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1484-0
Year 2003
Convention or series no. HSG 71
Health and Safety Executive
Title Chemical warehousing - The storage of packaged dangerous substances
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., Jan. 2003. v, 62p. Illus. 112 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
Abstract This booklet provides guidance on the hazards associated with the storage of packaged dangerous substances and is aimed at persons directly responsible for the safe storage. Contents: objectives; introduction; hazards; safety precautions; fire precautions and emergency procedures; legal requirements. It consists of a revised edition of the booklet analysed under CIS 98-1434, with references to current legislation.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; warehousing; fire protection; explosion protection
Descriptors (secondary) segregation; safety guides; safe layout; explosive substances; flammable substances; sources of ignition; caustic substances; toxic substances; storage; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; explosion prevention; containment of spills; fire prevention; plant and process modifications; legislation; replaced; classification; glossary; permits-to-work; information of personnel; fire fighting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Storage and warehousing