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Document ID (ISN)105693
CIS number 06-1043
Year 2005
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG227
Title Safe working with flammable substances
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Nov. 2005. 10p. Illus. 24 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet identifies the hazards associated with working with flammable substances and outlines precautions. It describes basic safety principles (ventilation, removal of sources of ignition, containment of flammable substances, substitution by less flammable substances, separation) and precautions for specific substances (flammable liquids, dusts, solids and gases, oxygen, reactive chemicals). Reprint of CIS 98-266 with updated references.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; flammable substances; training material; fire protection; explosion prevention
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; emergency organization
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training