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Document ID (ISN)57043
CIS number 91-2007
ISBN(s) 0-11-885654-5
Year 1991
Convention or series no. HSG 64
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Assessment of fire hazards from solid materials and the precautions required for their safe storage and use
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 19p. 26 ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; flammable substances; fire protection; bulk solids storage; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; fire behaviour; sources of ignition; flammability testing; fire drills; fire resisting structures; legislation; data sheet; hazard evaluation
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
Fires