Spraying of flammable liquids

How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks when spraying flammable liquids.

Last updated

Jun 2017

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 221.89 kB

Document Length

3 pages

What it contains

Flammable liquids are common in the vehicle refinishing and furniture manufacture industries. These liquids can affect a worker’s health and cause fires or explosions. This document outlines the risks and ways to prevent injuries when using flammable liquids. It explains:

  • common ways fires and explosions can start
  • common health effects
  • common methods used to spray flammable liquids
  • safe work systems to reduce or eliminate risk
  • special precautions for isocyanates use in the workplace