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Document ID (ISN)61750
CIS number 94-348
ISBN(s) 0-477-03466-7
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Approved Code of Practice for the prevention of sulphur fires and explosions
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, Sep. 1993. 40p. 17 ref. Price: NZD 10.00.
Abstract Contents of this revised Code of Practice (see CIS 90-974): interpretation; definitions; dust explosions; hazard rating of sulfur; dust explosion prevention and protection (minimization of dust; construction of buildings; fire control; elimination of ignition sources; explosion relief venting; explosion detection and suppression; inerting); specific hazards relating to sulfur handling; liquid sulfur; fertilizers containing sulfur; personal protective equipment and training. Appendices covered: properties of sulfur; health hazards of sulfur dioxide; example of a hot work permit.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; New Zealand; sulfur; explosion hazards; dust explosions; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; permits-to-work; inerting; explosion venting; dust control; flammable liquids; hydrogen sulfide; sources of ignition; fertilizers; explosion prevention; explosion-proof construction; personal protective equipment; fire protection; explosion suppression; sulfur dioxide; directive; materials handling
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances
Explosions