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Document ID (ISN)77323
CIS number 01-1378
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0935-3
Year 2000
Convention or series no. INRS ED 845
Title Grain supply chain - Preventing fire and explosion hazards due to dust during storage operations
Original title La filière grains - Prévention des risques d'incendie et d'explosion de poussières dans les opérations de stockage [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1st ed., Dec. 2000. 40p. Illus. 24 ref.
Abstract Dust generated during the storage of grain may cause fires or explosions. This booklet on the prevention of such accidents is aimed at all persons who are involved with grain, including farmers, wholesalers, storage companies, drying personnel, exporters and external contractors or service providers. Contents include: accident descriptions; causes of dust fires and explosions; hazard evaluation; check lists for implementing preventive measures at the design phase and during operations.
Descriptors (primary) cereals; France; bulk storage bins; training material; dust explosions
Descriptors (secondary) cereal farming; fire hazards; confined spaces; fermentation; explosion hazards; safety by design; training manuals; hazard evaluation; safe working methods; check lists; safety guides; accident descriptions
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
OSH training