|Document ID (ISN)||57089|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||The storage of flammable liquids in fixed tanks (exceeding 10,000m3 total capacity)
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 24p. Illus. 80 ref. Price: GBP 4.50.
||This document, together with booklet HS(G) 50, replaces HSE Guidance Note CS2 and the Home Office Model Code of Principles of Construction and Licensing Conditions Part II: Distribution depots and major installations. It gives guidance on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of installations used for the storage of flammable liquids in fixed tanks operating at or near atmospheric pressure. Contents: definitions; bulk storage in fixed tanks; road and rail tankers; fire precautions; emergency procedures; higher-flashpoint liquids. An appendix outlines legal requirements and enforcement arrangements.
||flammable liquids; storage tanks; fire hazards; United Kingdom
||flashpoints; sources of ignition; tank wagons; tank trucks; loading and unloading; choice of location; safety by design; bund walls; fire resisting structures; fire protection; legislation; enforcement; data sheet; emergency organization
||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