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Document ID (ISN)55655
CIS number 91-609
Year 1990
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-639 Reaf.90
Title Handling and storage of fusees and torpedoes - Used in railroad operations
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-3991, USA, 1990. 2p. 5 ref.
Abstract This data sheet, a revision of the 1973 edition (CIS 74-231), reviews the hazards involved in the handling, storage and use of signal flares (fusees) and explosive warning caps (torpedoes) and lists relevant precautions.
Descriptors (primary) USA; fire hazards; safety rules; handling and storage; pyrotechnical products
Descriptors (secondary) signal flares; data sheet; rail transport; warning caps
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Safety supervision