|Document ID (ISN)||61878|
|Convention or series no.
Institute of Petroleum
||Fire precautions at petroleum refineries and bulk storage installations
||John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Baffins Lane, Chichester PO22 9SA, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Oct. 1993. vii, 84p. Price: GBP 65.00.
||Contents of this Code of Practice: petroleum products and combustion; site evaluation for fire defence; fire prevention at the design stage (control of ignition sources; good operating and maintenance practice); fire protection by passive measures (insulation) and actively (foam or water spray); fire detection (selection and location of equipment to detect flame, heat or smoke); fire systems (selection of extinguishing media appropriate to the fire risk; equipment for fixed and mobile fire fighting systems); fire fighting facilities in storage area; fire fighting (setting up of a fire plan and organization of emergency procedures). Other codes of practice and standards are listed. Glossary of terms.
||United Kingdom; petroleum refining; fire protection; storage
||fire fighting; fire drills; flammable substances; fire hazards; flashpoints; sources of ignition; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; portable fire extinguishers; foam extinguishers; mobile fire fighting equipment; fixed extinguishing systems; extinguishing agents; fire prevention; legislation; enforcement; classification; glossary; directive; fire detection; petroleum products
||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
Storage and warehousing
Petroleum and natural gas industry