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Document ID (ISN)105925
CIS number 06-1432
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jousserand S.
Title Fires and explosions in the paper and board industry
Original title Incendies et explosions dans le secteur du papier-carton [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2006, No.422, p.21-25. Illus.
Abstract Risk factors for fires and explosions in the paper and board industry include the presence of stocks of papers, reels, inks, solvents, as well as hot processes, ducts and pipes. This article includes a few brief descriptions of fires and explosions in this sector, together with tables summarizing the main types of accidents, their consequences and their causes, drawn from a database of serious accidents occurring in France since 1992.
Descriptors (primary) France; paper and paper products industry; explosion hazards; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) case study; explosive substances; flammable substances; computerized data bases; solvents; risk factors; causes of accidents; inks
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Paper and paper products industry