November, 2001

200101NovAll DayTrace quantities of flammables can cause an event like this!Process Safety BeaconCountry:United StatesLanguage:EN Origin: CCPS Document Type:BulletinTopics:Flammable Atmospheres


Flammables in a vessel vapor space is a hazard present in many facilities. In most cases, it is associated with handling flammable liquids; control systems include inert gas (e.g., nitrogen) padding, electrical grounding, hot work permit procedures, etc.


CCPSCenter for Chemical Process Safety