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A safe practices manual for the manufacturing, transportation, storage and use of pyrotechnics.

Authors
Fringer-JM; Willis-JB; Errico-SW
Source
NIOSH 1979 Jan; :1-192
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00091538
Abstract
Safety information for the manufacture, transport, use, and field mixing of pyrotechnics is presented based on regulations, consensus standards, and professional recommendations. Manufacturing information on federal license and permit requirements, physical specification for the manufacturing facility, safety for personnel, and fireworks specifications is summarized. Safe transportation of pyrotechnics is reviewed in relation to federal license and permit regulations, general requirements, packaging, markings, labels and placards and transport by public highway, rail, civil aircraft, and ship. Storage of fireworks is discussed with reference to permits and records, separation, storage facilities, public displays and special effects. Information on the use of fireworks and the field mixing of special effects materials is included. Appendices furnish information on chemical hazards and precautions, explosive materials, regional offices of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, OSHA fire protection regulations, federal explosives storage requirements, pertinent sections of the National Electrical Code, and pertinent specifications and regulations of the state of California.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0145; Hazardous-materials; Occupational-hazards; Flammable-materials; Safety-programs; Safety-equipment; Materials-handling-equipment; Storage-facilities; Transportation-systems; Chemicals-and-allied-products
Publication Date
19790101
Document Type
Final Contract Report
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB-297807
NTIS Price
A10
Identifying No.
Contract-210-77-0145
NIOSH Division
DSR
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
CA; VA; WV
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