Abstract:The 2008 edition of NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, has been
out for some time. This presentation will highlight the major changes made since
the 2003 edition and will discuss two issues that will influence the next
edition: controlling fires involving nonmetallic Intermediate Bulk Containers
and the Buncefield UK tank farm fire. The presentation will finish with an
overview of some 'frequently asked questions' related to NFPA 30.
Bio:Robert P. Benedetti is NFPA's Principal Flammable Liquids Engineer. Mr.
Benedetti joined NFPA in 1974 as staff liaison to NFPA's hazardous chemicals and
related projects. In 1986, he was promoted to his present position, where he is
responsible for NFPA's flammable liquids field service project and is staff
liaison to the NFPA technical committees that deal with flammable and
combustible liquids issues. He represents NFPA on technical committees of a
number of organizations, including the API Safety and Fire Protection
Subcommittee and several Standards Technical Panels of Underwriters
Laboratories. He is an active member of the American Institute of Chemical
Engineers, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, and the Electrostatics
Society of America.
Schedule:4:00pm - 5:30pm Board of Directors Meeting – (Members Welcome!)5:30pm - 6:30pm Registration and Cocktails (Attitude Adjustment)6:30pm - 8:30pm Dinner and Program
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