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Document ID (ISN)38422
CIS number 82-1517
Year 1980
Convention or series no. ANSI/NFPA 306-1980
Title Control of gas hazards on vessels
Bibliographic information National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269, USA, 1980. 27p. Illus. Price: US-$5.00.
Abstract This standard, approved as an American National Standard 28 July 1980, applies to ships carrying or burning as fuel flammable or combustible liquids. It also applies to vessels carrying or having carried flammable compressed gases, chemicals in bulk, or other products capable of creating a hazardous condition. It describes the conditions required before a space may be entered or work may be started on any vessel under construction, alteration, repair, or for shipbreaking. It applies to cold work, application or removal of protective coatings, and work involving riveting, electric welding, burning, or like fire-producing operations. Contents: minimum requirements precedent to the issuance of marine chemist's certificate; mandatory requirements for vessels; additional requirements for bulk chemical cargo tanks; and for flammable cryogenic liquid carriers. Appended: safe conditions obtained by cleaning and inerting.
Descriptors (primary) combustible liquids; flammable liquids; USA; fire protection; ships; explosion prevention; flammable gases
Descriptors (secondary) compressed gases; permits-to-work; electric welding; fire hazards; work in confined spaces; bulk carriers; tankers; ship holds; shipyards; shipbreaking; explosion hazards; gas freeing; fire prevention; shipbuilding industry; standard; inerting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fires