|Document ID (ISN)||61750|
|Convention or series no.
||Approved Code of Practice for the prevention of sulphur fires and explosions
||Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, Sep. 1993. 40p. 17 ref. Price: NZD 10.00.
||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.
||safety engineering; New Zealand; sulfur; explosion hazards; dust explosions; fire hazards
||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
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||New Zealand|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Inorganic sulfur compounds