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Health and safety guide for bulk petroleum plants.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-118, 1975 Nov; :1-80
Guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful workplace for bulk storage petroleum plants, by describing safe practices and helping to correct some of the more frequently encountered violations of the safety and health standards. Topics covered include: flashpoint chart; aboveground storage tanks; tank venting, underground storage tanks; repairing and cleaning tanks, pumping and piping systems; employee training; walking and working surfaces; exits; occupational health and environmental control; hazardous materials; medical and first aid; compressed air equipment; fire protection; materials handling and storage; personal protective equipment; portable power tools; machine guarding.
Petroleum-industry; Noise-control; Accident-prevention; Explosion-prevention; Safety-regulations; Safety-measures; Safety-engineering; Safety-practice; Safety-training; Safety-equipment; Medical-treatment; Emergency-care; Control-measures
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-118
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division