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Fire Explosion

Fire Explosion

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HAZARDARDOUS INSTALLATIONSDIRECTORATEOFFSHORE DIVISION
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION STRATEGYISSUE 1
 
 
CONTENTS
SUMMARYINTRODUCTIONSOURCE TERMSIGNITIONFIRE AND GAS DETECTIONDISPERSION AND VENTILATIONPOOL FIRESJET FIRESFLASH FIRES AND FIREBALLSEXPLOSION HAZARD ASSESSMENTFIRE EFFECTSEXPLOSION CONSEQUENCE ASSESSMENTPREVENTION AND CONTROL OF FIRESPREVENTION, CONTROL AND MITIGATION OF EXPLOSIONSREFERENCES
 
 
SUMMARY
The topics covered in this document are:
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source terms;
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ignition;
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fire and gas detection;
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dispersion and ventilation;
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fire and explosion hazard assessment;
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fire and explosion consequence assessment; and
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prevention, control and mitigation of fires and explosion.The prioritisation of specific strategy topics is subject to continuous changeand is not addressed in this document. Not all identified strategy issues willbe carried forward at this time.This document presents the strategy development carried out by HSE’sOffshore Division (OSD) to address fire and explosion issues on offshoreinstallations. It provides an overview of the current state of knowledge withregard to fire and explosion hazards, their prevention, control and mitigation.It identifies current areas of uncertainty and describes the strategy areaswhere areas of significant uncertainty require clarification.

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