Draft standards on haz chem storage tanks, and on dangerous good warehousing, are out for comment before 11 October 2010. SANS 310; Storage tank facilities for hazardous chemicals: Above-ground storage tank facilities for flammable, combustible and non-flammable chemicals SANS 10263-8; Warehousing of dangerous goods, Part 8: Storage and handling of corrosive substances. The Draft South…
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