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Document ID (ISN)70414
CIS number 98-265
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1470-0
Year 1998
Convention or series no. HSG 176
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title The storage of flammable liquids in tanks
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Jan. 1998. iv, 83p. Illus. 103 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
Abstract Guidance on the storage of flammable liquids in tanks (United Kingdom), 1998. Topics: bund walls; danger zones; fire hazards; fire protection; flammable liquids; glossary; hazard evaluation; legislation; loading and unloading; pipes and fittings; pressure limiting devices; safe layout; safety by design; safety checks; storage tanks; storage; tank trucks; tank wagons; United Kingdom.
Descriptors (primary) flammable liquids; United Kingdom; fire protection; storage; storage tanks
Descriptors (secondary) safe layout; fire hazards; pipes and fittings; tank wagons; tank trucks; loading and unloading; safety by design; danger zones; hazard evaluation; bund walls; legislation; glossary; safety checks; pressure limiting devices
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Storage and warehousing