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AS 3780-1994

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The storage and handling of corrosive substances
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Superseded date

25-06-2021

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English

Published date

01-01-1994

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1 - AS 3780-1994 THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
7 - 1.1 SCOPE
7 - 1.2 APPLICATION
7 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
7 - 1.4.1 Access
7 - 1.4.2 Approved, approval
7 - 1.4.3 Boundary
7 - 1.4.4 Bulk
8 - 1.4.5 Bund
8 - 1.4.6 Compound
8 - 1.4.7 Container
8 - 1.4.8 Corrosive substances
8 - 1.4.9 Fire-resistance level (FRL)
8 - 1.4.10 Incompatible
8 - 1.4.11 Installation
8 - 1.4.12 Intermediate bulk container (IBC)
8 - 1.4.13 Material safety data sheet (MSDS)
8 - 1.4.14 Minor storage
8 - 1.4.15 Package
8 - 1.4.16 Packaging
9 - 1.4.17 Packaging Group (PG)
9 - 1.4.18 Pipework
9 - 1.4.19 Protected works
9 - 1.4.20 React dangerously
9 - 1.4.21 Regulatory authority
9 - 1.4.22 Restricted area
9 - 1.4.23 RID
9 - 1.4.24 Screen wall
9 - 1.4.25 Tank
9 - 1.2.26 Tanker vehicle
10 - 1.4.27 Transit storage
10 - 1.5 PACKAGING
10 - 1.6 MARKING
10 - 1.7 SECURITY OF STORAGE AREAS
11 - SECTION 2 MINOR STORAGE
11 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
11 - 2.2 CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFICATION AS MINOR STORAGE
11 - 2.3 REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO MINOR STORAGE
13 - SECTION 3 TRANSIT STORAGE
13 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
13 - 3.2 DELINEATION OF TRANSIT STORAGE AREAS
13 - 3.3 REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSIT STORAGE
15 - SECTION 4 STORAGE AND HANDLING OF PACKAGES
15 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
15 - 4.2 TYPES OF PACKAGE STORES
15 - 4.3 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PACKAGE STORES
15 - 4.3.1 Requirements for stores other than in door storage cabinets
16 - 4.3.2 Requirements specifically for in door storage cabinets (see Clause 4.2(e))
17 - 4.4 SEPARATION AND SEGREGATION
17 - 4.4.1Corrosive substances having Subsidiary Risks
17 - 4.4.2 Separation of stores from protected works
18 - 4.4.3 Segregation of corrosive substances
18 - 4.5 REQUIREMENTS FOR PACKAGE FILLING OPERATIONS
20 - SECTION 5 STORAGE AND HANDLING IN BULK
20 - 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
20 - 5.2 GENERAL
20 - 5.3 CONTAINER TYPES
20 - 5.4 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL BULK CONTAINERS
20 - 5.4.1 Protection against corrosion
20 - 5.4.2 Vents
20 - 5.4.3 Liquid lines
21 - 5.4.4 Foundation
21 - 5.4.5 Supports
21 - 5.4.6 Bearing area
21 - 5.4.7 Transfer points
22 - 5.4.8 Ancillary equipment for tanks
22 - 5.5 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PORTABLE BULK CONTAINERS
23 - 5.6 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIXED TANKS
23 - 5.6.1 General
23 - 5.6.2 Materials of construction
23 - 5.6.3 Tank design and construction
23 - 5.6.4 Tank lining
23 - 5.6.5 Level indication
24 - 5.6.6 Nozzles
24 - 5.6.7 Overflow lines
24 - 5.7 BUNDS AND COMPOUNDS
24 - 5.7.1 General
24 - 5.7.2 Capacity of compounds
24 - 5.7.3 Design and construction
26 - 5.7.4 Compound drainage
26 - 5.7.5 Maintenance
26 - 5.8 LOCATION OF BULK CONTAINERS
26 - 5.8.1 General
26 - 5.8.2 Separation and segregation
28 - 5.9 FILLING OF BULK CONTAINERS
28 - 5.9.1 General
28 - 5.9.2 Filling connections
28 - 5.9.3 Transfer hoses
29 - SECTION 6 OPERATIONAL AND PERSONNEL SAFETY
29 - 6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
29 - 6.2 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
29 - 6.2.1 Control of entry
29 - 6.2.2 Clear access
29 - 6.2.3 Lighting
29 - 6.3 HOUSEKEEPING
29 - 6.3.1 Site upkeep
29 - 6.3.2 Bulk storage installations
29 - 6.3.3 Package stores
30 - 6.3.4 Inspection of plant and equipment
30 - 6.4 EFFLUENT CONTROL
30 - 6.5 CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORK
30 - 6.5.1 General
30 - 6.5.2 Routine work
30 - 6.5.3 Work permit
31 - 6.5.4 Preparation of work site and plant
31 - 6.5.5 Completion of work and commissioning
31 - 6.5.6 Hot work
31 - 6.5.7 Work inside a confined space
31 - 6.6 PERSONNEL TRAINING
31 - 6.6.1 Job knowledge
31 - 6.6.2 Training
32 - 6.6.3 Hygiene
32 - 6.7 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
32 - 6.7.1 General
32 - 6.7.2 Type of personal protective equipment
32 - 6.7.3 Care and maintenance of personal protective equipment
33 - 6.8 FIRST AID
33 - 6.8.1 General
33 - 6.8.2 First aid procedure
34 - SECTION 7 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
34 - 7.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
34 - 7.2 PLANNING FOR EMERGENCIES
34 - 7.2.1 Considerations in designing premises
34 - 7.2.2 Emergency plan
35 - 7.3 MANIFEST
35 - 7.4 PLACARDING
35 - 7.4.1 Placarding of stores
35 - 7.4.2 Safety information board
36 - 7.5 MANAGEMENT OF LEAKS AND SPILLS
36 - 7.5.1 Placarding of stores
36 - 7.5.2 Clean-up materials and equipment
36 - 7.5.3 Actions for dealing with leaks and spills
37 - SECTION 8 FIRE PROTECTION
37 - 8.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
37 - 8.2 GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
37 - 8.3 FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES
37 - 8.4 ACTION IN THE EVENT OF FIRE
38 - SECTION 9 WASTE STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
38 - 9.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
38 - 9.2 STORAGE OF WASTES
38 - 9.3 ITEMS FOR DISPOSAL
38 - 9.3.1 Corrosive substances
38 - 9.3.2 Other items
38 - 9.4 PRE-DISPOSAL TREATMENT OF EMPTY CONTAINERS
38 - 9.5 METHODS OF DISPOSAL
39 - APPENDIX A - HAZARDS PRESENTED BY CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES
39 - A1 HEALTH HAZARDS
39 - A2 ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
39 - A3 OTHER HAZARDS
40 - APPENDIX B - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
42 - APPENDIX C - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF DOCUMENTS PROVIDING GUIDELINES ON THE PREPARATION OF EMERGENCY PLANS

Sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling, including disposal, of corrosive substances, i.e. substances that meet the Class 8 classification criteria of the ADG Code. The Standard may also apply to dangerous goods, other than those of Class 2, that have a Class 8 Subsidiary Risk assigned to them. A discussion of the hazards presented by corrosive substances and a bibliography of documents providing guidelines on the preparation of emergency plans are provided in appendices.

This Standard sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of corrosive substances, i.e. substances that meet the Class 8 classification criteria of the ADG Code.The Standard also applies to other dangerous goods that are assigned a Class 8 subsidiary risk by the ADG Code, except where they are of Class 2 or where more stringent requirements apply under another relevant Australian Standard or applicable regulation.NOTE: A discussion of the hazards presented by corrosive substances is provided in Appendix A.

Committee
CH-009
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 9042 4
Pages
36
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
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First published as AS 3780.8-1990.Revised and redesignated AS 3780-1994. First published as AS 3780.8-1990. Revised and redesignated AS 3780-1994.

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