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HSE has completed a review of its publications dealing with fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids. The following publications are now available for purchase or free download from the HSE website and are also to be found in the guidance section of the Simplifi-Solutions website.
HGS176 – The storage of flammable liquids in tanks http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg176.htm HSG51 – The storage of flammable liquids in containers http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg51.htm HSG140 – Safe use and handling of flammable liquids http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg140.htm
Publications listed below have been withdrawn: HSG113 – Lift trucks in potentially flammable atmospheres HSG158 – Flame arresters: Preventing the spread of fires and explosions in equipment that contains flammable gases and vapours HSG178 – The spraying of flammable liquids
HSR25 – The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: Guidance on Regulations (Third edition) 09-10-2015 03:30 PM BST
This new edition highlights what can be done by duty holders to achieve electrical safety compliance with the duties imposed by the Regulations. References to relevant regulations, standards and publications have been updated.