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Document ID (ISN)67954
CIS number 96-2057
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG230L
Health and Safety Executive
Title Storing and handling ammonium nitrate
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Aug. 1996. 12p. 10 ref.
Abstract This leaflet describes the fire and explosion hazards of ammonium nitrate and provides safety precautions for the storage and handling of ammonium nitrate and ammonium nitrate fertilizers: design and location of storage areas; size of stacks and separation from other substances; housekeeping; fire precautions; bulk products. Legislation relating to storage of large quantities is outlined.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; handling and storage; ammonium nitrate; fire protection; training material; explosion protection
Descriptors (secondary) bulk materials handling; safety guides; legislation; fertilizers
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
OSH training