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Document ID (ISN)72820
CIS number 99-963
ISSN - Serial title Journal of Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Itagaki H.
Title Present state and prevention of fire/explosion hazard in waste mills
Original title Haikibutsu hasai setsubi deno kasai/bakuhatsu no genjyo to boushi taisaku [in Japanese]
Bibliographic information 20 Dec. 1996, Vol.46, No.6, p.13-17. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Characteristics and hazards of three types of waste mills are described. Fire and explosion hazards include LPG cylinders, butane gas cartridges, spray cans, paint containers and oil cans. Preventive measures include segregation of waste by consumers, detection of hazards at the gathering point, safety checks before waste crushing and use of safety equipment to prevent fires and explosions at the mill. Topics: explosion hazards; explosion prevention; fire hazards; fire prevention; garbage processing.
Descriptors (primary) garbage processing; explosion hazards; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire prevention; explosion prevention
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Fires