Conducting a post-installation check on your flammable liquids cabinet

| July 29, 2019

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You’ve just purchased a shiny new cabinet for your Class 3 Flammable Liquids… but is it installed correctly? Is it in the right place? Is it being used correctly? If the answer is no, there is a possibility that your new cabinet won’t be effectively minimising the risk associated with your flammable liquids. This blog highlights the importance of conducting a post-installation check on your safety cabinets — and provides a list of actions for you to include in your own checklist.  There are two key reasons you need to check the installation of a safety cabinet: logistics, and legislation. We’ll look at both separately.  Flammable vapours and chemical fumes must not be able to escape into any room. Make sure the cabinet is not overloaded (this can increase the chemical concentration levels) and check there is no noticeable ‘fumey’ smell.

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