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Flammable And Combustible Liquids: Classification And General Requirements For Its Safe Handling, Storage And Transportation

Das, S. K. (2016) Flammable And Combustible Liquids: Classification And General Requirements For Its Safe Handling, Storage And Transportation. In: Workshop on Fire Hazards: Causes, Prevention and Basic Fire Fighting , 28th June – 1st July, 2016, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria.

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Abstract

Explosion and Fire are the two primary hazards caused by flammable and combustible liquids. Based on the flash point values, these flammable liquids are divided into four categories and stored inside the building and warehouse in a configuration consistent with the specific standard. This presentation covers the salient features of flammable and combustible liquids such as classification, flash point, flammable limits, requirements for its storage in container and portable tank, maximum allowable size and other design consideration for inside storage room and general purpose public warehouses and placement for fire control devices where the flammable and combustible liquid are stored. The presentation also touched upon the safe loading and unloading facilities from tank car.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2016 12:04
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2016 12:04
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6743

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