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    BS 5908-1 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN CHEMICAL PLANTS, CHEMICAL STORAGE AND SIMILAR PREMISES

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    Superseded date:  31-12-2012

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    4 Fire hazard assessment and fire precautions
    5 Selection of site and layout
    6 Access for firefighting
    7 Water supplies
    8 Drainage and pollution control
    9 Prevention of escalation
    10 Buildings and structures
    11 Open air and unenclosed plant
    12 Materials of construction
    13 Ventilation
    14 Means of escape
    15 Lighting
    16 Space heating
    17 Explosion protection
    18 Storage and movement of chemicals
    19 Storage of chemicals
    20 Delivery by road and rail
    21 Design of process plant
    22 Process vessels
    23 Pumps and heat transfer systems
    24 Compressors
    25 Fired heaters
    26 Ovens and driers
    27 Dust-handling process plant
    28 Instrumentation
    29 Operation: human factors
    30 Emergency procedures
    31 Maintenance
    32 Hot work
    33 General fire prevention
    34 Hazardous area classification study
    35 Static electricity
    36 Works fire brigades
    37 Fixed fire protection
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Classification of chemicals
    Annex B (informative) - Ignition sources
    Annex C (informative) - Hazards from smoke
    Annex D (informative) - Approaches to hazardous area classification
    Bibliography

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    Comment Closes On
    Committee EXL/23
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS EN 14797 : 2006 EXPLOSION VENTING DEVICES
    API 2000 : 2014 VENTING ATMOSPHERIC AND LOW-PRESSURE STORAGE TANKS
    BS EN 14015:2004 (published 2005-02) Specification for the design and manufacture of site built, vertical, cylindrical, flat-bottomed, above ground, welded, steel tanks for the storage of liquids at ambient temperature and above
    API 620 : 2013 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF LARGE, WELDED, LOW-PRESSURE STORAGE TANKS
    BS EN 1991-1-2 : 2002 EUROCODE 1: ACTIONS ON STRUCTURES - PART 1-2: GENERAL ACTIONS - ACTIONS ON STRUCTURES EXPOSED TO FIRE
    BS EN 12285-1:2003 WORKSHOP FABRICATED STEEL TANKS - PART 1: HORIZONTAL CYLINDRICAL SINGLE SKIN AND DOUBLE SKIN TANKS FOR THE UNDERGROUND STORAGE OF FLAMMABLE AND NON-FLAMMABLE WATER POLLUTING LIQUIDS
    BS EN 15188:2007 DETERMINATION OF THE SPONTANEOUS IGNITION BEHAVIOUR OF DUST ACCUMULATIONS
    BS EN ISO 10440-1:2001 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - ROTARY-TYPE POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT COMPRESSORS - PART 1: PROCESS COMPRESSORS
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    BS EN 12285-2:2005 Workshop fabricated steel tanks Horizontal cylindrical single skin and double skin tanks for the aboveground storage of flammable and non-flammable water polluting liquids
    BS 5306-0(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
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    DD CEN/TS 14816 : 2008 FIXED FIREFIGHTING SYSTEMS - WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS - DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS EN 12845:2015 (published 2016-02) Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance
    NFPA 11 : 2016 LOW-, MEDIUM-, AND HIGH-EXPANSION FOAM
    BS PD5500(2012) : 2012 SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
    BS EN 13463-1 : 2009 NON-ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 1: BASIC METHOD AND REQUIREMENTS
    BS PD CEN/TR 15281 : 2006 GUIDANCE ON INERTING FOR THE PREVENTION OF EXPLOSIONS
    BS EN 14491 : 2012 DUST EXPLOSION VENTING PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS
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    BS IEC 61882 : 2001 HAZARD AND OPERABILITY STUDIES (HAZOP STUDIES) - APPLICATION GUIDE
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    BS EN 1598 : 2011 HEALTH AND SAFETY IN WELDING AND ALLIED PROCESSES - TRANSPARENT WELDING CURTAINS, STRIPS AND SCREENS FOR ARC WELDING PROCESSES
    BS EN 14994 : 2007 GAS EXPLOSION VENTING PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS
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