What are fire precautions when carrying dangerous goods?

  1. Reject any damaged or leaking packages
  2. Packages should be stowed in a location which ensures protection from accidental damage or heating
  3. Combustible material should be kept away from ignition sources
  4. Goods must be segregated from substances liable to start or to spread fires
  5. It may be necessary to ensure accessibility of dangerous goods so that packages in the vicinity of a fire may be protected or moved to safety
  6. Enforce prohibition of smoking in dangerous areas
  7. Post ‘No Smoking’ signs or symbols
  8. All electrical fittings and cables must be in good condition and safe guarded against short circuits and sparking
  9. All ventilators must have spark arrestors of suitable wire mesh.