|Document ID (ISN)||55334|
|Convention or series no.
||Fire hazards of pesticides
||Požarnaja opasnost' pesticidov [in Russian]|
||Rosagropromizdat, Kržižanovskogo ul. 15, korp. 2, 117218 Moskva, USSR, 1988. 143p. Illus. Price: SUR 0.45.
||Contents: fire and explosion hazards of chemical agents for plant protection (fire hazards of preparation and application, fire and explosive characteristics of pesticides, thermal decomposition of pesticides and their self-ignition on reaction with water and oxidants, formation of hazardous mixtures in confined spaces, sources of ignition); safe storage and transportation (limitation of propagation of fires, disposal of chemicals and containers, fire safety training); special features of fire propagation and suppression in pesticide store-rooms; first aid in case of intoxication during a fire. Appendices: fire and explosion hazards of important pesticides and recommended fire-fighting devices; pesticide mixtures; example of a plan for fire-fighting in pesticide and mineral fertiliser store-rooms; model fire safety instructions for pesticide store-rooms; maintenance of fire-fighting equipment, communication devices and water supply systems.
||fire hazards; explosion hazards; pesticides
||transport of materials; storage; crop protection; fire drills; waste disposal; first aid; pesticide production; manuals
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USSR|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards