Glossary

The following glossary explains terms and abreviations.

BCGA

British Compresses Gas Association

 

BS-EN 1127-1:1998

Explosive atmospheres. Explosion prevention and protection. Basic concepts and methodology.

 

BS-EN 14470-1

Fire safety storage cabinets. Safety storage cabinets for flammable liquids.

 

BS-EN 14470-2

Fire safety cabinets - part 2: Safety cabinets for pressurised gas cylinders.

 

BS-EN 60079-10:2003

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres. Classification of hazardous areas.
Catagories:
Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Explosion protection

 

BSI

British Standard Institute

 

CHIP 3

Approved Classifications and Labelling Guide Chemicals (Hazard Informations)

 

COSHH

The control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 - S.I.2002 No. 2677

 

COMAH

Control of Major Accident Hazards.

 

DIN

German Standard Institute

 

DSEAR

The Dangerous Substance and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 - S.I. 2002 2776

 

EN

European Standards

 

Flash point

The lowest temperature at which a chemical vapour will ignite from a spark.

 

F90

90 Minute Fire Protection - Flammable Materials

 

G90

90 Minute Fire Protection - Flammable Gases

 

HSE

Health & Safety Executive
website (www.hse.gov.uk) and HSE guidance, such as EH40/2005

 

PPG 26

Pollution Prevention Guideline 26 - Storage and Handling of Drums and Intermediate Bulk Containers

 

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents