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March 22, 2021

Tactical Action - In the case of hydrogen, extinguish surrounding fires and apply cooling sprays to cylinder. Consider ...

Additional Tactical action regarding Hydrogen

Control measure - Cool pressurised gas containers

Content updated approval Steering group Jan 21 Approved by Mark Hodges. - Additional information regarding hydrogen


February 08, 2021

Hazard - Explosive materials: Not involved in fire

Emergency response plans - removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020


February 05, 2021

Tactical Action - Use the appropriate extinguishing method, media, techniques and equipment

Updated title


February 01, 2021

Control measure - Substance identification

Substance identification - Training spec link updated

Hazard - Combustible dust


December 07, 2020

Control measure - Identify and manage Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE) situations

Crews updated to personnel to match NOG style guide


November 23, 2020

Introduction

Hyperlink to IOR fixed


July 20, 2020

Hazard - Combustible dust


July 09, 2019

Control measure - Cool pressurised gas containers: Acetylene

Duplicate tactical action removed

Control measure - Cool pressurised gas containers

Minor amendment. Duplicate tactical action removed Approved by Mark Hodges.

Control measure - Substance identification: Acetylene

Minor amendment - Hyperlink added. Approved by M Hodges


July 05, 2019

Control measure - Cordon control: Explosives

Minor amendment- Formatting update


July 01, 2019

Strategic Action - Ensure that personnel are aware of sites using cryogenic material in an industrial process

Minor amendment - Operational Crews changed to Personnel to match NOG style guide - NFCC steering group

Strategic Action - Ensure that personnel have access to advice regarding the specific hazards presented by released cryogenic materials

Minor amendment - Operational crews changed to personnel - Approved by NFCC steering group

Strategic Action - Ensure that personnel have access to subject matter experts with a thorough understanding ...

Operational crews changed to personnel. Personnel changed to subject matter experts to reflect style guide. Approved by NFCC Steering Group.

Control measure - Identify heat reactions within oxidising materials

Minor amendment - Operational crews changed to Personnel Approved by NFCC steering group

Control measure - Select appropriate firefighting media: Oxidising materials

Minor amendment. Crews changed to personnel. Approved by NFCC Steering group

Control measure - Cordon control: Oxidising materials

Crews changed to personnel to match NOG style guide

Control measure - Identify and manage Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE) situations

Crews updated to personnel to match NOG style guide

Tactical Action - Consider using heavy, coarse sprays to afford protection to personnel

Crews changed to personnel to match NOG style guide

Hazard - Gases under pressure: Involved in fire (e.g. potential Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE))

Content changes approved by Steering Group 07/06/2019. Changes made to highlight impact of larger quantities of gas

Control measure - Cordon control: Cylinders and pressurised gas

Wording changed to add clarity on cordon sizes for different cylinder sizes. Approved by NFCC Steering group 07/06/19


May 08, 2019

Control measure - Identify potential combustible materials in oxygen-enriched atmospheres

Control measure - Manage the release of cryogenic materials

Control measure - Recognise consequences on processes using cryogenic materials

Control measure - Identify the potential explosive effects due to the failure of a cryogenic gas container

Control measure - Personal protective equipment (PPE): Cryogenic materials

Control measure - Containment: Cryogenic materials

Control measure - Apply cooling, considering the potential for reaction with water

Control measure - Separate oxidising materials from fuel sources

Control measure - Select appropriate firefighting media: Oxidising materials

Control measure - Manage the release of flammable solids

Control measure - Cordon control: Boil-over

Control measure - Prevent heat transfer to flammable liquid

Control measure - Select appropriate firefighting media: Flammable liquids

Control measure - Containment: Flammable liquids

Control measure - Isolate sources of ignition or heat

Control measure - Select appropriate firefighting media: Flammable vapours

Control measure - Prevent firespread

Control measure - Cordon control: Ignited flammable vapours

Control measure - Manage the release of flammable vapours

Control measure - Cordon control: Unignited flammable vapours

Control measure - Substance identification: Flammable vapours

Control measure - Reduce the potential for a dust explosion

Control measure - Cordon control: Combustible dust

Control measure - Cool pressurised gas containers

Control measure - Control explosive materials not involved in fire

Control measure - Control ammonium nitrate fertiliser

Control measure - Site specific risk information: Explosive materials