|Document ID (ISN)||57043|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Assessment of fire hazards from solid materials and the precautions required for their safe storage and use
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 19p. 26 ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
||Contents of this guidance note: assessing the fire hazard of flammable solid materials, taking into account their characteristics and the conditions in which they are stored or used; process fire risks and precautions (storage, use, control of ignition sources); general fire precautions; fire behaviour properties of flammable solids; an HSE method for assessing fire characteristics of solid materials. Annexes provide a summary of the relevant law, examples of serious fires involving flammable solids and a definition of fire resisting construction.
||United Kingdom; flammable substances; fire protection; bulk solids storage; fire hazards
||fire fighting; fire behaviour; sources of ignition; flammability testing; fire drills; fire resisting structures; legislation; data sheet; hazard evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Storage and warehousing