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NFPA 655

Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 35
scope:

This standard addresses the size reduction of sulfur and the handling of sulfur in any form.

This standard shall not apply to the mining of sulfur, recovery of sulfur from process streams, or transportation of sulfur.

This standard shall not apply to the recovery of sulfur from process streams, such as sour gas processing or oil refinery operations, and all its encompassed processes and operations, which include block melting, degassing, and forming.

The owner/operator shall be responsible for implementing the requirements in this standard.

This standard shall be used in conjunction with the requirements of NFPA 654. Where conflicts exist, the requirements of NFPA 655 shall apply.

Purpose. The purpose of this standard shall be to provide requirements to eliminate or reduce the hazards of explosion and fire inherent in the processing and handling of sulfur.

Document History

NFPA 655
January 1, 2017
Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
This standard addresses the size reduction of sulfur and the handling of sulfur in any form. This standard shall not apply to the mining of sulfur, recovery of sulfur from process streams, or...
January 1, 2012
Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
This standard shall apply to the size reduction of sulfur and to the handling of sulfur in any form. This standard shall not apply to the mining of sulfur, recovery of sulfur from process streams,...
January 1, 2007
Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
This standard shall apply to the crushing, grinding, or pulverizing of sulfur and to the handling of sulfur in any form. This standard shall not apply to the mining of sulfur, recovery of sulfur...
August 2, 2001
Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
This standard shall apply to the crushing, grinding, or pulverizing of sulfur and to the handling of sulfur. This standard shall not apply to the mining or transportation of sulfur. Purpose. The...
655
January 1, 1993
Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
A description is not available for this item.
655
June 28, 1988
STANDARD FOR PREVENTION OF SULFUR FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS
A description is not available for this item.
655
January 1, 1982
PREVENTION OF SULFUR FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS
A description is not available for this item.

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