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									INDIAN STANDARDS FOR CHEMICAL’S SAFETY
(Note by Dr. K U Mistry)

Sectional lists of Indian Standards on chemical, Indian Standards on safety and BIS
Handbook are readily available at Bureau of Indian Standards Offices. Each industry
should select applicable INDIAN STANDARDS booklets from these sectional lists. They
are most useful. A sample list is given below :
       Code of Safety for Acetic acid 5208, acetic anhydride 5302, acetone 7445, air
purifying canisters 8318, ammonia 4544, aniline 7415, benzene, toluene & xylene 4644,
bromine 6953, calcium carbide 6819, carbon disulphide 5685, caustic soda 4264,
laboratory safety 4209, 4906, glossary of terms, chemical and radiation hazards 4155,
glossary of terms, respiratory protective devices 8347, glossary of terms, explosives
10081, chlorine 4263, classification of dangerous goods 1446, classification of hazardous
chemicals and chemical products 4607, ethylene oxide 6269, cryogenic liquids 5931,
hydrochloric acid 6164, lead and its compounds 4312, LPG installation 6044 (Part I & II),
mercury 7812, methanol 7444, nitric acid 4560, phenol 6270, phosgene 8185, sulphuric
acid 4262, vinyl chloride monomer 9786.
       Code of safety for Hydrochloric acid 6164, chlorosulphonic acid 6156,
hydrofluoric acid 5184, aluminium chloride, anhydrous 9052, phosphoric acid 6818,
caustic potash 6954, phthalic anhydride 7420, carbon tetrachloride 5311, nitrobenzene
8388, 9053, ethyl ether 13441, monochlorobenzene 9277, thionyl chloride 9744,
aluminium alkyls 9785, hexane 10870, phosphorous trichloride 10920, acrylonitrile
11141, dinitrotoluene 12033, methyl bromide 12034, MEK 12141, trichloroethane 12142,
tetrachloroethane 12143, asbestos 11451, hydrogen peroxide 14200, carcinogenic
substances 14165.
       Acetylene cylinders 8433, agitator equipment 9522, air pollution control -
glossary 4167, limits 9005, methods of measurement of air pollution 5182 (Part 1 to 20),
air pollution control in petroleum refineries 10179, gas cylinders 5845, 5903, 8451,
colour code for gas cylinders 3933, for pipe lines 2379, electrical instruments for
hazardous atmosphere 8945, (See Part 8 of Chapter-11 also), static electricity 7689,
electro heat installations 9080, 9021, fluid flow meters 9115, venturi meters 4477, fire
detectors 2189, 2175, fire extinguishers 2190, 5896 (See Part 3 & 4.2 of Chapter-13 also),
gas industry 7062, gas masks 8523, gas oven 7342, 4473, gas pressure pipes 8329, gas
scrubber, cooler or absorber 9240, gases flammable classification 9570, gas detection
7577, 10386, gaseous emissions - nitric acid 9005, sulphuric acid 8635, perchlorates of
ammonium, potassium and sodium 13914, sulphur dioxide 13910, petroleum refineries
8636, process control valves 10187, manhole for chemical equipment 3133, measuring
cylinders 878, solid mineral fuels 3810, testing atmospheric conditions 196, thermal
insulating material 7240, 7413, thermocouple pyrometers 2053, vacuum-filters 6034,
5676, gauge 8276, pump 6849, technology 4110, 8245, valve-ball 9890 for LPG
cylinders 8737, 8776, globe steel 10605, work environment monitoring code 9679, safety
in microbiological laboratories 12035.
       Guide for handling cases of pesticide poisoning 4015 (Part 1: First-aid measures,
Part 2: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment), packing 6604, code of safety for malathion
10872, zinc phosphide 9278, aluminium phosphide 9279.
       LPG storage installations 6044 (Part 1 & 2), code of safety in electric and gas
welding and cutting operations 818.
       Unfired pressure vessels 2825, steel forging for fired and unfired pressure vessels
9683, glossary of terms relating to corrosion of metals 3531, cathodic protection of steel
structures 8062 (Part 1 to 4), safety in compressed air 4138, steel plates for pressure
vessels 2041, Non-destructive testing - magnetic particle 3415, 3703, 7743, 10724, 10543,
radiography 2478, 2595, 2598, liquid penetrants 12889, concrete methods 13311,
ultrasonic testing 2417, 9346, 11630, eddy current 12965.
       Fire safety of buildings 3594, ventilation in petrochemical plants and refineries
12332, classification of flammable gases/vapours with air according to their maximum
experimental safe gaps and minimum igniting currents 9570, maintenance and operation
of petroleum storage tanks 9964 (Part 1 & 2), safety in electro-heat installations 9080
(Part 1 to 4), flash back arrestor (flame arrestor) 11006, purchaser’s data sheet for gas
scrubber, cooler or absorber 9240, safety belt and harnesses 3521, breathing apparatus
10245 (Part 1 to 4).
       Methods of sampling chemicals and chemical products 8883 (Part 1 & 2),
methods of sampling and test for industrial effluents 2488 (Part 1 to 5), tolerance limits
for industrial effluents CHD 12, or 2490 (Part 1 to 10), treatment and disposal of
effluents of cotton and synthetic textile industry 9508, liquid sedimentation methods for
determination of particle size of powders 5282, solid waste analysis 10158.
         Plant layout, safe practice 8089, 8091, emergency showers and face mountains
10592, safety colours and signs 9457, accident prevention tags 8095, gas detector tubes
13293.
         Code of Practice on Occupational Safety and Health Audit 14489.


OISD Standards :


         Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD) has published the safety standards for oil
refineries, LPG bottling plants, gas terminals, ONGC and GAIL installations etc. Some
such standards are mentioned below :

OISD Standards :

OISD-       Process design and operating philosophies on pressure relief and disposal
106         system.
OISD-       Recommended practices on static electricity.
110
OISD-       Safe handling of air-hydrocarbon mixtures and pyrophoric substances.
112
OISD-       Fire protection facilities for petroleum depots and terminals.
117
OISD-       Layouts for oil and gas installations.
118
OISD-       Inspection of pumps.
119
OISD-       Inspection of compressors.
120
OISD-       Inspection of turbines & diesel engines.
121
OISD-       Inspection of rotating equipment components.
123
OISD-       Predictive maintenance practices.
124
OISD-       Inspection and maintenance of mechanical seals.
125
OISD-       Specific maintenance practices for rotating equipment.
126
OISD-      History recording of rotating equipment.
127
OISD-      Inspection of unfired pressure vessels.
128
OISD-      Inspection of pipes, valves and fittings.
130
OISD-      Inspection of pressure relieving devices.
132
OISD-      Inspection of electrical equipment.
137
OISD-      Inspection of jetty pipelines.
140
OISD-      LPG bottling plant operations -
144 Vol.   Design philosophies.
I
Vol. II    Operating practices
Vol. III   Inspection and maintenance practices
Vol. IV    Safety and fire protection
OISD-      Preservation of idle electrical equipment.
146
OISD-      Inspection and safe practices during electrical installations.
147
OISD-      Inspection and safe practices during overhauling electrical equipment.
148
 OISD-     Maintenance & inspection of safety instrumentation in hydrocarbon industry.
153
OISD-      Safety aspects in functional training.
154
OISD-      Fire protection facilities for port oil terminals.
156
OISD-      Protection of fittings mounted on existing LPG tank trucks.
160
OISD-      Rescue and relief operation involving tank truck accident carrying LPG.
161
OISD-      Safety in installation and maintenance of LPG cylinder manifold.
162
OISD-      Small LPG bottling plants (Design and fire protection facilities).
169

								
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