Missile silo fire at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas and fire protection problems for special atmospheres including oxygen.

Title

Missile silo fire at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas and fire protection problems for special atmospheres including oxygen.

Subject

Fire safety
Oxygen
Federal Fire Council

Description

The study gives an illustrated talk on the Missile Silo Fire at Little Rock, Arkansas. The report emphasizes the need in fire prevention to properly identify hazards involved in the use of materials and recognize inherently hazardous tasks; shows how hazards for welding are increased in an enclosed space by the presence of hazardous materials; and showed why hazard analysis, application of adequate safety standards, and work scheduling procedures are necessary.

Creator

Federal Fire Council

Publisher

General Services Administration

Date

Created: 1967-04-05

Rights

Public domain

Format

application/pdf

Type

text

Citation

Federal Fire Council, “Missile silo fire at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas and fire protection problems for special atmospheres including oxygen.,” Fire Files Digital Library, accessed April 25, 2018, http://fire.omeka.net/items/show/338.