Explainer: NFPA 30 – Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
NFPA 30 [Ref 1] is an important safety code developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) that sets requirements for the safe storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids. This comprehensive document covers various aspects, including the design and construction of storage facilities, ventilation requirements, and fire protection measures.
NFPA 30 is designed to ensure that facilities handling flammable and combustible liquids comply with certain safety regulations with a view to preventing fires, and explosions in the workplace. It serves as a valuable resource for industries such as manufacturing, chemical processing, and oil and gas, promoting a culture of safety and helping to protect both workers and property from the risks associated with flammable and combustible liquids.
Ref 1: NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code published by National Fire Protection Association