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Document ID (ISN)54896
CIS number 90-2031
ISBN(s) 0-11-885533-6
Year 1990
Convention or series no. HSG 51
Title The storage of flammable liquids in containers
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 22p. Illus. Bibl. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: design and construction of containers; selection of storage locations and minimum separation distances; design and ventilation of storerooms and buildings and requirements for the use of fire-resistant structures; safety during dispensing, mixing and sampling operations; storage and display at retail premises; sources of ignition; marking and labelling; fire precautions; emergency procedures; information and training of personnel; precautions for higher-flashpoint liquids; legal requirements and enforcement arrangements.
Descriptors (primary) flammable liquids; storage; fire hazards; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) sources of ignition; containers; labelling; choice of location; safety guides; fire prevention; legislation; replaced; fire resisting structures
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Storage and warehousing