RC57 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: storage in external fixed tanks

These recommendations give advice on the storage of flammable and highly flammable liquids in external fixed tanks located either above or below ground level. Guidance is presented on the layout of the installations, fire prevention and protection measures and the fire safety management of the facilities. The information is provided in a manner that follows the ‘VICES’ criteria set out in the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations.

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