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Working safely with flammable and combustible liquids.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1978 Sep; :1-36
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00092768
Abstract
The fire, explosion, and safety hazards of flammable and combustible liquids are described. Physical properties, flash points, flammable ranges, and ignition sources are included for common flammable and combustible liquids. Fire prevention methods, including liquid handling and storage, bonding and grounding, and removal of ignition sources and oxygen, are discussed. Fire protection training, and the use of portable fire extinguishers are described. Personal protection guidelines are included, along with first aid procedures. Waste disposal also is discussed. Addresses of NIOSH and OSHA regional offices are included.
Keywords
Chemical-industry; Safety-practices; Accident-research; Control-methods; Work-environment; Occupational-health; Combustible-liquids
Publication Date
19780901
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB80-184419
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-206
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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