Wood preservation facilities, creosote: chapter D, table 19

Table 19. Additional Recommended Operating Practices for Chemical Handling and Storage

(Use in conjunction with Part I, Chapter A - General Recommendations for All Wood Preservatives, Table 19.)

Operation Recommendations
Storage of wood preservation chemicals Objective: Ensure that all creosote solutions are safely stored
  • Creosote
  • Petroleum oil
  • Implement visual inspection routine at least once each shift for prompt detection of abnormal conditions.
  • Frequently inspect and test all safety shutoff valves and other fire safety devices (as per the NFCC).

NFCC = National Fire Code of Canada

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