Acetylene - ventilation of vans research and footage of explosion

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Acetylene - ventilation of vans research and footage of explosion

Publication of research into the effect of ventilation in the rear of vans on the build-up of acetylene leaking from, say, a welding set.

The full report can be seen at:  http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/acetylene-research.htm

The key message remains that where reasonably practicable, acetylene should be transported in open vehicles.