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Document ID (ISN)65265
CIS number 95-1845
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0841-7
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission, Paper and Board Industry Advisory Committee
Title Fire safety in the paper and board industry
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iv, 57p. Illus. 48 ref. Price: GBP 11.95.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: legal requirements; causes of fires; fire risk management (assessment of general fire precautions and of process hazards and control measures); housekeeping requirements; control of smoking; precautions against vandalism; safety of mill fire teams; hazards and precautions in various operations (storage, paper dust, fires in machine hoods, bulk starch handling, generation of hydrogen sulfide by aerobic bacterial action on paper fibre, charging of electrically operated lift trucks, storage and use of flammable liquids, electrical safety, hot work); general fire precautions (means of escape, fire alarms, training, fire extinguishing systems).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; paper and paper products industry; fire protection; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; safety guides; electricity; flammable substances; sources of ignition; handling and storage; accident descriptions; industrial fire brigades; hazard evaluation; fire alarms; housekeeping; fire resisting structures; portable fire extinguishers; escape means; legislation; fire drills; permits-to-work; hydrogen sulfide
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Paper and paper products industry