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Safety Information Profile: Liquid Transfer Operations - Petroleum Products.


PB84155530

Publication Date 1979
Personal Author Vandervort, R.
Page Count 68
Abstract A safety information profile is presented for the liquid petroleum products transfer industry. Several different Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes included in these operations are listed, and a table of employment information in those industries is provided. The liquid petroleum transfer process is described. Safety hazards, primarily fire and explosion, are reviewed along with health and biological hazards. Existing controls for handling flammable and combustible products are discussed. Accident and illness statistics are presented and tabulated data are included for several specific SIC codes. The availability of related studies is mentioned. Industry trends of growth and regulation are described, and current federal safety standards are outlined. A listing of names and addresses of industry associations and other interested parties is provided. It is noted that a tightening of environmental and safety regulations is occurring in this industry.
Keywords
  • Petroleum industry
  • Safety
  • Profiles
  • Standards
  • Operations
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Hazards
  • Petroleum products
  • Accident prevention
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Occupational safety and health
  • SIC 13
  • SIC 29
  • SIC 42
  • SIC 49
  • SIC 51
  • SIC 44
  • SIC 46
  • SIC 55
  • SIC 59
  • SIC 40
  • Health hazards
  • Industrial accidents
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 94H - Industrial Safety Engineering
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 97K - Fuels
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors Radian Corp., Salt Lake City, UT.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV. Div.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 198409
Contract Number
  • PHS-NIOSH-210-78-0130
Safety Information Profile: Liquid Transfer Operations - Petroleum Products.
Safety Information Profile: Liquid Transfer Operations - Petroleum Products.
PB84155530

  • Petroleum industry
  • Safety
  • Profiles
  • Standards
  • Operations
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Hazards
  • Petroleum products
  • Accident prevention
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Occupational safety and health
  • SIC 13
  • SIC 29
  • SIC 42
  • SIC 49
  • SIC 51
  • SIC 44
  • SIC 46
  • SIC 55
  • SIC 59
  • SIC 40
  • Health hazards
  • Industrial accidents
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 94H - Industrial Safety Engineering
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 97K - Fuels
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • PHS-NIOSH-210-78-0130
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