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Fire hazards of the plastics industry.

National Board of Fire Underwriters.

Fire hazards of the plastics industry.

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Published by The National board of fire underwriters, Fire prevention & engineering standards committee, Research division in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics.,
  • Fire prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesN.B.F.U. research report ;, no. 1
    ContributionsNational Board of Fire Underwriters. Committee on Fire Prevention and Engineering Standards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9446.P55 N3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., [3]-53 p.
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6517500M
    LC Control Number47018996
    OCLC/WorldCa3209363

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    Exposure to smoke and soot during fire restoration may occur via the skin and eyes, inhalation, and ingestion. Resins, various chemical additives and modifiers present a significant chemical exposure hazard for production workers. A simple insulation jacket can greatly reduce risk of burns and shock from a machine. This sort of fire may be caused by short-circuiting machinery or overloaded electrical cables. The major types of plastics manufacturing include everything from bottles and food containers to aircraft and ships. Modern building construction and building content must be considered to determine whether the fire is fuel driven or ventilation driven.


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