|Document ID (ISN)||57590|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0309-6866 - Fire Prevention
|Convention or series no.
||Omeish T.M., Sebastian M.
||Overcoming electrical risks in hazardous process areas
||Dec. 1991, No.245, p.21-26. Illus. 6 ref.
||A discussion of the importance of proper selection, operation and maintenance of electrical equipment for use in hazardous areas at petroleum processing facilities. Areas referred to are those where flammable petroleum gases and volatile flammable liquids are processed, stored or handled. Topics covered include: hazardous areas and their classification; sources of release and their likely frequency and duration; conditions for a fire or explosion; selection of electrical equipment according to the area classification; operations and maintenance; inspection of equipment and training of personnel (isolation of apparatus during inspection, hot work precautions, initial and periodic inspections, testing).
||hazardous locations; petroleum refining; fire prevention; electrical safety
||flammable substances; explosive atmospheres; safety checks; inspection; classification systems; electrical equipment
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Libyan Arab Jamahiriya|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Petroleum and natural gas industry