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AS 4326-1995 The storage and handling of oxidizing agents

Standard Number:  AS 4326-1995
Title:  The storage and handling of oxidizing agents
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  DR 94051

Publication Date:  1995/6/13
Execute Date:  1995/9/5
Status:  Withdrawn
International Classification for Standards (ICS)ENVIRONMENT. HEALTH PROTECTION. SAFETY>>Protection against dangerous goods
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:64P.;A4  

Description:Sets out requirements and recommendations for the storage and handling of oxidizing agents, i.e. dangerous goods of Class 5.1, as classified in the ADG Code. The Standard applies to Class 5.1 swimming-pool chemicals and to Class 5.1 substances that have  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 4326-1995 THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF OXIDIZING AGENTS
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 APPLICATION
1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.4 DEFINITIONS
1.4.1 Access
1.4.2 Approved, approval
1.4.3 Boundary
1.4.4 Break tank (batch tank, head tank, day tank)
1.4.5 Bulk
1.4.6 Bund
1.4.7 Bunker
1.4.8 Compound
1.4.9 Container
1.4.10 CSC/IMO
1.4.11 Fire resistance level (FRL)
1.4.12 Hazardous area
1.4.13 Incompatible
1.4.14 Installation
1.4.15 Intermediate bulk container (IBC)
1.4.16 Material safety data sheet (MSDS)
1.4.17 Minor storage
1.4.18 Non-combustible
1.4.19 Oxidizing agents
1.4.20 Package
1.4.21 Packaging
1.4.22 Packaging Group (PG)
1.4.23 Pipework
1.4.24 Protected place
1.4.25 React dangerously
1.4.26 Regulatory authority
1.4.27 Restricted area
1.4.28 Retail premises
1.4.29 Screen wall
1.4.30 Shall, should, may
1.4.31 Silo
1.4.32 Stack
1.4.33 Tank
1.4.34 Transit storage
1.5 PACKAGING
1.6 MARKING
1.7 SECURITY OF STORAGE AREAS
SECTION 2 MINOR STORAGE
2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
2.2 CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFICATION AS MINOR STORAGE
2.3 REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO MINOR STORAGE
SECTION 3 TRANSIT STORAGE
3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
3.2 DELINEATION OF TRANSIT STORAGE AREAS
3.3 REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSIT STORAGE
SECTION 4 STORAGE AND HANDLING OF PACKAGES
4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
4.2 APPLICATION OF SECTION
4.3 TYPES OF PACKAGE STORES
4.4 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PACKAGE STORES
4.5 STORAGE IN STACKS
4.6 SEPARATION AND SEGREGATION
4.6.1 Oxidizing agents having Subsidiary Risks
4.6.2 Separation of package stores from protected places and boundaries
4.6.3 Segregation of oxidizing agents
4.7 STORAGE IN CABINETS
4.7.1 Types of substances kept
4.7.2 Maximum quantities to be kept
4.7.3 Cabinet design
4.7.4 Materials of cabinet construction
4.7.5 Cabinet location
4.7.6 Cabinet marking
4.8 REQUIREMENTS FOR PACKAGE FILLING OPERATIONS
SECTION 5 BULK STORAGE OF SOLIDS
5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
5.2 DESIGN AND MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION OF STORAGE BUILDINGS
5.3 STORAGE IN SILOS
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Design and materials of construction of silos
5.3.3 Filling and emptying silos
5.3.4 Clearing blockages
5.4 STORAGE IN BUNKERS
5.5 SEPARATION AND SEGREGATION
5.5.1 Separation of bulk stores from protected places
5.5.2 Segregation of oxidizing agents from other dangerous goods
5.6 ATMOSPHERIC CONTROL IN STORES
5.6.1 Ventilation
5.6.2 Humidity control
SECTION 6 STORAGE AND HANDLING OF LIQUIDS IN BULK
6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
6.2 APPLICATION OF SECTION
6.3 CONTAINER TYPES
6.4 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL BULK CONTAINERS
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Materials of construction
6.4.3 Installation
6.4.4 Foundation
6.4.5 Supports
6.4.6 Bearing area
6.4.7 Vents
6.4.8 Transfer points
6.4.9 Liquid lines
6.4.10 Overfill protection
6.4.11 Ancillary equipment
6.5 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PORTABLE BULK CONTAINERS
6.6 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIXED TANKS
6.6.1 Tank design and construction
6.6.2 Level indication
6.6.3 Nozzles
6.6.4 Overflow lines
6.6.5 In-breathing vent
6.6.6 Emergency venting
6.7 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIXED TANKS FOR THE BULK STORAGE OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND...
6.7.1 Tank classification
6.7.2 Materials of construction
6.7.3 Tank design criteria
6.7.4 Venting requirements
6.7.5 Pipe connections
6.7.6 Temperature indication
6.7.7 Chemical treatment
6.8 CONSIDERATIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BULK STORAGE OF AMMONIUM NITRATE L...
6.8.1 General considerations
6.8.2 Materials of construction
6.8.3 Ancillary equipment
6.8.4 Protection of tanks
6.8.5 Location of tanks
6.8.6 Operational considerations
6.9 BUNDS AND COMPOUNDS
6.9.1 General
6.9.2 Capacity of compounds
6.9.3 Design and construction
6.9.4 Compound drainage
6.9.5 Maintenance
6.10 LOCATION OF BULK CONTAINERS
6.11 FILLING OF BULK CONTAINERS
6.11.1 General
6.11.2 Filling connections
6.11.3 Transfer hoses
SECTION 7 STORAGE IN INTERMEDIATE BULK CONTAINERS
7.1 SCOPEOFSECTION
7.2 CONSIDERATIONS SPECIFIC TO IBC STORAGE
SECTION 8 OPERATIONAL AND PERSONNEL SAFETY
8.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
8.2 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
8.2.1 Control of entry
8.2.2 Clear access
8.2.3 Lighting
8.2.4 Handling precautions
8.2.5 Sources of heat and fire
8.2.6 Checking of safety equipment
8.2.7 Safety information
8.3 MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT
8.3.1 Powered vehicles
8.3.2 Lifting appliances for IBCs
8.3.3 Forklift attachments
8.4 HOUSEKEEPING
8.4.1 Site upkeep
8.4.2 Bulk storage installations
8.4.3 Package stores
8.4.4 Inspection of plant and equipment
8.5 EFFLUENT CONTROL
8.6 CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORK
8.6.1 General
8.6.2 Routine work
8.6.3 Work permit
8.6.4 Preparation of worksite and plant
8.6.5 Completion of work and commissioning
8.6.6 Hot work
8.6.7 Work inside a confined space
8.7 PERSONNEL TRAINING
8.7.1 Job knowledge
8.7.2 Training
8.7.3 Hygiene
8.8 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
8.8.1 General
8.8.2 Type of personal protective equipment
8.8.3 Occasions for use of personal protective equipment
8.8.4 Care and maintenance of personal protective equipment
8.9 FIRST AID
8.9.1 General
8.9.2 First aid procedures
SECTION 9 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
9.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
9.2 PLANNING FOR EMERGENCIES
9.2.1 Considerations in designing premises
9.2.2 Emergency plan
9.3 MANIFEST
9.4 PLACARDING
9.4.1 Placarding of stores
9.4.2 Safety information board
9.5 MANAGEMENT OF LEAKS AND SPILLS
9.5.1 General
9.5.2 Clean-up materials and equipment
9.5.3 Actions for dealing with leaks and spills
SECTION 10 FIRE PROTECTION
10.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
10.2 APPLICATION
10.3 GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
10.3.1 Hazards
10.3.2 Fire fighting
10.3.3 Design
10.3.4 Compatibility
10.3.5 Location
10.3.6 Weather protection
10.3.7 Fixed fire protection and detection systems
10.3.8 Fire alarm systems
10.4 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
10.4.1 General
10.4.2 Location
10.4.3 Maintenance
10.4.4 Limitations
10.5 HOSE REELS
10.5.1 General
10.5.2 Location
10.5.3 Maintenance
10.6 FIRE HYDRANTS
10.6.1 General
10.6.2 Location
10.6.3 Maintenance
10.7 FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES
10.7.1 Storage cabinets
10.7.2 Stores other than storage cabinets
10.7.3 Use of fire protection equipment
10.8 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR UN NOS 1745, 1746, 2466, 2495 AND 2547
10.8.1 General
10.8.2 Minor quantities
10.8.3 Quantities not exceeding 1000 kg
10.8.4 Quantities exceeding 1000 kg
10.9 ACTION IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE
SECTION 11 WASTE STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
11.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
11.2 STORAGE OF WASTES
11.3 ITEMS FOR DISPOSAL
11.3.1 Oxidizing agents
11.3.2 Other items
11.4 PRE-DISPOSAL TREATMENT OF EMPTY CONTAINERS
11.5 METHODS OF DISPOSAL
11.5.1 General
11.5.2 Special considerations for the disposal of ammonium nitrate
APPENDIX A - HAZARDS PRESENTED BY OXIDIZING AGENTS
A1 FIRE HAZARDS
A2 HEALTH HAZARDS
A3 ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
APPENDIX B - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
APPENDIX C - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF DOCUMENTS PROVIDING GUIDELINES ON THE PREPARATION OF EMERGEN...
  
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