Support and Safety Measures...
Explosion & Fire Hazards |
Health Hazards |
Supervision & Maintenance |
Fire Protection |
Working of OP |
personnel should be thoroughly trained in the emergency
procedures required for fires, explosions or accidental
spills. Cooperative liaison should be established between
the plant officials and the local fire authorities for
emergency planning and the exchange of information of mutual
interest. If a fire occurs in the organic peroxide storage
area, the automatic extinguishing system should be allowed
to take over and all personnel should leave. Do not approach
the fire or attempt to use fire extinguishers. An explosion
is a possibility.
fire occur in the vicinity of the organic peroxide storage
area, maintain a cooling water spray over the outside of the
containers to guard against overheating.
Fires in the
manufacturing area should be extinguished with the usual
fire fighting equipment. If an organic peroxide should be
involved, water (fog or spray preferred) should be applied
from a safe distance; in any event, peroxide containers in
the fire area should be wet down as a precautionary measure.
and inspections should be regularly scheduled. Plant
personnel should be trained in the use of fire fighting