|Number of pages||4|
1.1 This guide covers a set of criteria to evaluate the performance, material characteristics, and essential features of fire-resistant oil spill containment boom.
1.2 This guide covers two types of fire-resistant oil containment boom: those that are intrinsically fire-resistant through the use of fire-resistant materials, and those that provide fire-resistance through the use of coolants. This guide may not be fully applicable to other types of fire-resistant boom.
1.3 This guide is one of four related to in-situ burning of oil spills. Guide addresses environmental and operational considerations, Guide addresses ignition devices, and Guide addresses burning in ice conditions.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
|Dutch title||Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil: Fire-Resistant Boom|
|English title||Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil: Fire-Resistant Boom|