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11006130/0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. BLRs Safety Training Presentations Flammable and Combustible Liquids 29 CFR 1910.106.

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1 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. BLRs Safety Training Presentations Flammable and Combustible Liquids 29 CFR

2 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Flammable and Combustible Liquids. Whats the Big Deal? Ignite with explosive force Burn readily and give off twice the heat as an ordinary combustible fire Common materials people often take for granted or use carelessly

3 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Goals Hazards and identification of flammable/combustible liquids Safe storage, handling, and dispensing Quiz

4 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Examples of Flammable and Combustible Liquids Flammable liquids Isopropyl alcohol Propane Solvents such as acetone, MEK, paint thinner Fuels such as gasoline, kerosene Aerosol cans Combustible liquids Oil Greases and lubricants Oil-based paints

5 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Flashpoint Lowest temperature at which a liquid gives off enough vapors to be ignited Low Flashpoint = High flammability Flammable liquids have a flashpoint < 100˚ F Combustible liquids have a flashpoint > 100˚F

6 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Sources of Ignition Lit cigarettes Welding and cutting Static electricity Sparks from machinery or combustion engines Hot surfaces or machinery Electrical equipment

7 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Health Hazards Short-term exposure Inhalation Skin contact Eye contact Ingestion Long-term exposure Organ damage or cancer

8 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Identification or Labels Warning signs DOT label HMIS® labels National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) labels Read the fine print on the labels

9 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. MSDS Storage and handling precautions Dispensing Flammability limits Reactivity hazards Fire fighting protective equipment and instructions Hazardous combustion products

10 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Goals Hazards and identification of flammable/combustible liquids Safe storage, handling, and dispensing Quiz

11 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Storage Room Requirements No smoking signs Ventilated room Explosion-proof lighting and electrical equipment Containers bonded and grounded Secondary containment

12 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Storage Tips Store in fire-resistant building, rooms, and cabinets Storage areas marked with warning signs Keep storage areas free of other combustible materials Avoid stacking containers Do not store incompatible materials Cool area, out of direct sunlight Maintained distance from electrical panels or furnaces

13 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Maximum Storage Limits Maximum limit per fire division 120 gallons in drums 660 gallons in portable tanks Storage in approved fire cabinets 360 gallons Larger quantities should be stored in approved inside storage rooms

14 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Safe Handling Use only approved containers to transfer liquids Keep containers closed when not in use Label containers properly Take only the amount needed for the job Put rags soaked with flammable liquids in approved closed containers Do not weld or torch empty containers

15 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Electrical Installations 5 feet in all directions from container must be explosion proof or vapor proof 10 feet horizontally to 18 inches high must be vapor proof Pipe trench containing flammable liquids must be explosion proof Beyond these limits, ordinary electrical equipment

16 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Dispensing Flammable Liquids Static electricity Grounded and bonded Pumps Spark-proof tools Safety glasses or goggles Protective gloves Protective clothing Respirator or mechanical ventilation

17 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. PPE Safety glasses or goggles Protective gloves Protective clothing Respirator or mechanical ventilation

18 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. First Aid Fresh air if inhaled Flush the eyes Wash skin with soap and water If ingested, consult a doctor

19 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Fire Response Extinguishing media Hazards such as toxic fumes, heat, or explosions Training Protective equipment or instructions

20 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Fire Suppression Equipment Extinguishers Manual foam or water systems Sprinkler systems Inspected regularly

21 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Spill Response Report the spill Turn off ignition sources Evacuate the area Help clean up only if properly trained

22 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Goals Hazards and identification of flammable/combustible liquids Safe storage, handling, and dispensing Quiz

23 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Summary Flammable and combustible liquids ignite with explosive force Review labels and MSDSs Keep away from ignition sources Follow proper dispensing procedures Use only approved containers that are properly labeled

24 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Quiz 1.Flammable liquids have a flashpoint > 100˚F. True or False 2.Describe the type of electrical equipment required in a room for storing or dispensing flammable liquids: __________________________________________ 3.What steps are taken to prevent static buildup when dispensing? ________________________________ 4.Describe a symptom of breathing too many fumes of flammable or combustible liquids: ________________________________________ __ 5.Oxidizers should not be stored with flammable liquids. True or False

25 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Quiz (cont.) 6.Name a potential source of ignition at your company: __________________________________________ 7.Describe the DOT label for flammable liquids: __________________________________________ 8.What should be done with rags soaked with flammable liquids? __________________________ 9.Keep flammable liquids at least two feet away from normal electrical installations. True or False 10.Name a hazard of fighting a flammable or combustible liquids fire: ______________________

26 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Quiz Answers 1.False. Flammable liquids have a flashpoint < 100˚F. Combustible liquids have a flashpoint greater than or equal to 100˚F. 2.Explosion proof. 3.Bonding and grounding containers. 4.Headache, dizziness, feeling nauseous. 5.True.

27 /0103 Copyright © 2001 Business & Legal Reports, Inc. Quiz Answers (cont.) 6.Smoking, welding, static, sparks or hot surfaces of machinery, electrical installations. 7.Red with a white flame. 8.Put rags in approved, closed containers. 9.False, at least five feet away. 10.Toxic fumes, heat, explosions.


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