Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
This discussion covers only two sections of 29 CFR 1910.106:
The primary basis of this standard is the National Fire Protection Association’s publication NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code. 29 CFR 1910.106 applies to the handling, storage, and use of flammable and combustible liquids with a flash point below 200ºF.
There are two primary hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids: explosion and fire. In order to prevent these hazards, this standard addresses the primary concerns of: design and construction, ventilation, ignition sources, and storage.