Fire hazard analysis of the radioactive mixed waste trenchs

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This Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) is intended to assess comprehensively the risk from fire associated with the disposal of low level radioactive mixed waste in trenches within the lined landfills, provided by Project W-025, designated Trench 31 and 34 of the Burial Ground 218-W-5. Elements within the FHA make recommendations for minimizing risk to workers, the public, and the environment from fire during the course of the operation`s activity. Transient flammables and combustibles present that support the operation`s activity are considered and included in the analysis. The graded FHA contains the following elements: description of construction, protection of essential safety ... continued below

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McDonald, K.M. April 27, 1995.

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  • McDonald, K.M. Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)

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This Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) is intended to assess comprehensively the risk from fire associated with the disposal of low level radioactive mixed waste in trenches within the lined landfills, provided by Project W-025, designated Trench 31 and 34 of the Burial Ground 218-W-5. Elements within the FHA make recommendations for minimizing risk to workers, the public, and the environment from fire during the course of the operation`s activity. Transient flammables and combustibles present that support the operation`s activity are considered and included in the analysis. The graded FHA contains the following elements: description of construction, protection of essential safety class equipment, fire protection features, description of fire hazards, life safety considerations, critical process equipment, high value property, damage potential--maximum credible fire loss (MCFL) and maximum possible fire loss (MPFL), fire department/brigade response, recovery potential, potential for a toxic, biological and/or radiation incident due to a fire, emergency planning, security considerations related to fire protection, natural hazards (earthquake, flood, wind) impact on fire safety, and exposure fire potential, including the potential for fire spread between fire areas. Recommendations for limiting risk are made in the text of this report and printed in bold type. All recommendations are repeated in a list in Section 18.0.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95011509

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  • Other Information: PBD: 27 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE95011509
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-WM-FHA--010
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/71288 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71288
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703351

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McDonald, K.M. Fire hazard analysis of the radioactive mixed waste trenchs, report, April 27, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703351/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.