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Document ID (ISN)65248
CIS number 95-1837
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0694-5
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSG 135
Health and Safety Executive
Title Storage and handling of industrial nitrocellulose
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. v, 18p. Illus. 31 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance booklet: definition of industrial nitrocellulose; fire hazards; drum storage (location, separation, separation from dangerous substances, fire resistant storage buildings or storerooms, sources of ignition, restricted access, warning notices); procedures for drum handling and use; disposal of waste nitrocellulose; information and training; general fire precautions; emergency procedures; legal requirements.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; cellulose nitrate; fire protection; nitrocellulose; handling and storage; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; safe layout; distance protection; safe distances; information of personnel; emergency organization; fire resisting structures; legislation; warning notices
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires