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Document ID (ISN)77325
CIS number 01-1381
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0933-7
Year 2000
Convention or series no. INRS ED 842
Title Wood silos - Preventing fire and explosion hazards due to dust during storage operations
Original title Silos bois - Prévention des risques d'incendie et d'explosion de poussières dans les installations 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. 28p. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Dust present in ventilation and storage systems in the wood processing industry may cause fires or explosions. This booklet on preventing such accidents is aimed at persons involved in all wood and wood product processing industries. Contents include: accident descriptions; causes of dust fires and explosions; hazard evaluation; descriptions of ventilation and wood dust storage systems; check lists for implementing preventive measures at the design phase and during operations.
Descriptors (primary) wood dust; France; bulk storage bins; accident descriptions; training material; dust explosions
Descriptors (secondary) wood and wood products; fire hazards; explosion hazards; training manuals; safety by design; hazard evaluation; safe working methods; check lists; safety guides; dust collectors
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
OSH training