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Document ID (ISN)70307
CIS number 97-2012
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title Safety of grain silos
Original title Sécurité des silos [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1997, No.35, p.6-28. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This issue contains several articles relating to the explosion of a grain silo in Blaye, France, in August 1977, causing 11 fatalities. Contents: editorial comment; interview with the chief of the regional fire-fighting unit; statements by the general manager of the grain company; analysis of possible causes; fire and explosion risks in the storage of agricultural products; preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) France; fire, explosions; grain dust; agriculture; storage tanks; grain elevators; dust explosions
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; cereals; risk factors; explosion hazards; hazard evaluation; fire services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Agriculture