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Document ID (ISN)65127
CIS number 95-1829
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lodel R.
Title Fire and explosion risk assessment in the wood industry
Original title Analyse des risques d'incendie et d'explosion dans l'industrie du bois [in French]
Bibliographic information May-June 1995, No.21, p.3-7. Illus. (Supplément Sciences et Techniques).
Abstract This guide analyses fire and explosion risks in the wood industry. First, a description of plants such as wood panel and furniture manufacturing and sawmills is provided with an emphasis on collaboration among the "risk partners". Fire and explosion characterization methods are described as well as the present state of existing regulations and standards. The guide ends with a review of existing prevention and protection techniques and their particular installations in these plants.
Descriptors (primary) safety analysis; hazard evaluation; woodworking industry; fire prevention; safe working methods; explosion prevention
Descriptors (secondary) fire protection; explosion protection
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Lumber and the woodworking industry
Woodworking industry
Risk evaluation