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Document ID (ISN)110718
CIS number 10-0266
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6386-6
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title Safety and environmental standards for fuel storage sites
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2009. 269p. Illus. 131 ref. Price: GBP 11.95. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access Safety_and_environmental_standards.pdf [in English]
Abstract The objective of this report is to specify the minimum standards of control which should be in place at all establishments storing large volumes of gasoline. It also considers other substances capable of giving rise to a large flammable vapour cloud in the event of a loss of primary containment. The report provides guidance on good practices in relation to secondary and tertiary containment for facilities. Contents: introduction; scope and application; systematic assessment of safety integrity level requirements; protecting against loss of primary containment using high integrity systems; engineering against loss of secondary and tertiary containment; operating with high reliability organizations; delivering high performance through culture and leadership.
Descriptors (primary) fuel tanks; explosive atmospheres; design of equipment; leakage
Descriptors (secondary) safety by design; protection against leakage; public OSH institutions; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Storage and warehousing
Petroleum and natural gas industry