|Document ID (ISN)||77326|
|Convention or series no.
||INRS ED 857
||Flour silos - Preventing fire and explosion hazards due to flour dust during storage operations
||Silos farine - Prévention des risques d'incendie et d'explosion de poussières de farine lors du stockage [in French]|
||Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1st ed., July 2001. 31p. Illus. 21 ref.
||Dust generated during the storage of flour may cause fires or explosions. This booklet on preventing such accidents is aimed at persons working in industries involved with flour, including flour milling; biscuit manufacturing, confectionery and industrial bakery. Contents include: accident descriptions; causes of dust fires and explosions; hazard evaluation, including a description of high-risk zones within flour mills; implementing preventive measures.
||France; flour; bulk storage bins; training material; dust explosions
||fire hazards; explosion hazards; accident descriptions; training manuals; hazard evaluation; safety by design; food industry; milling industry; check lists; safety guides; safe working methods
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards