|Document ID (ISN)||67815|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Safe use and storage of cellular plastics
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 36p. Illus. 26 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
||This guide concentrates mainly on process fire risks from the storage and use of cellular plastics. Contents: general safety principles (design and positioning of stores); types of storage accommodation and positioning of stock; housekeeping; sources of ignition and related fire hazards; special hazards and precautions for flexible polyurethane foam, expanded and extruded polystyrene, and rigid urethane and polyisocyanurate foam; fire precautions (means of escape, fire-resisting buildings, automatic fire detection and sprinkler systems, smoke ventilation, maintenance involving hot work).
||United Kingdom; expanded plastics; plastics industry; fire protection; fire hazards
||welding of plastics; safe layout; sources of ignition; explosive atmospheres; safety guides; housekeeping; fire resisting structures; escape means; plastics converting industry; storage
||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