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Storage of Flammable Liquids
  • Flammable liquids are defined as those liquids with a flash point of 140 degrees Fahrenheit or less and having a vapor pressure not exceeding forty pounds per square inch (absolute) at 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Flammable liquid containers in excess of two liters shall not be stored in the educational buildings, laboratories, storerooms, or garages.

  • Flammable liquids will be dispensed from and stored in standard safety containers conspicuously labeled as to contents.

  • Flammable liquids required in small quantities for frequent use will be stored in approved safety cans in an area ventilated to the outside when practical.

  • Flammable liquids will not be used for cleaning floors, clothing, or equipment.

  • Flammable liquids requiring disposal will be segregated and stored until disposition instructions are received from the Facilities┬áManagement Director. At no time will flammable liquids be poured down drains or sewers.


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