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What legislation in ontario manages the storage of flammable liquid?
Ontario Fire Code Part 4 and Regulations for Industrial Establishment
To store flammable liquidty or if you are are designing flammable storage area you must consider:
design and construction of storage containers; the class of flammable liquids; the quantity to be stored; your storage location; how it will be used; ventilation; fire protection; control of ignition sources
Maximum capacity of a container for flammable or combustible liquids?
Not more than 230 litres and must conform to Transportation of dangerous goods regulation; Portable containers for gasoline and other petroleum fuels; OR Safety Containers. Containers <1 L of flammable and <5 L of combustible liquids are exempt from above
The Lower the flash and boiling points, the ________ hazardous the liquid ; therefore the storage ristrictions are __________.
What type of property account for largest number of fires?
Residential properties. In 2002 22186 fires in this category, 41% of the Canadian total.
How many total fires were reported in 2002 and how many deaths and injuries at that time?
- 54000 fires reported
- 304 fire deaths; 2547 injuries
The second largest property classification
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