This guidance is for those responsible for the safe use and handling of flammable liquids in all general work activities, small-scale chemical processing and spraying processes.
It explains the fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids and will help you determine how to control the risks in your workplace.
The guidance is one of three documents dealing with fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids. The other two are:
It supplements the advice contained in Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres. Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002. Approved Code of Practice and guidance.
The revised document incorporates information and cites relevant standards in relation to the following publications which have been withdrawn: