|Document ID (ISN)||108759|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Research Report 564
Health and Safety Executive
||Fire performance of composite IBCs
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2007. 101p. Illus. 2 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr564.pdf [in English]
||There have been a number of serious recent fires in the United Kingdom that started or spread as a result of the use plastic intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) for combustible liquids. Following HSE investigations at the scene of these fires, this research project was undertaken to provide data to allow more reliable hazard evaluations for premises using IBCs for liquid storage and to provide recommendations for changes in IBC selection and design.
||United Kingdom; hazard evaluation; bulk liquid containers; fire resistance
||public OSH institutions; report; materials testing; flammability testing; reliability; fire hazards
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards