Second Report of the Factory Investigating Commission, 1913 Volume 4

Second Report of the Factory Investigating Commission, 1913 Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... a fire entering the buildings from a basement adjoining or connecting. "And if the suggestion is in order, I respectfully point out the great dangers our city is subjected to by the manner in which garages are kept in the crowded centers of our city. " I believe that automobile garages and repair shops should be located in fireproof buildings. " And I believe that smoking in garages and repair shops should be prohibited in every room where gasoline is used, stored or handled. ' No Smoking' signs shoud be posted in conspicuous places. " I believe that the lighting of matches in any room where gasoline is present should be strictly prohibited, except where necessary in repair shops, and that open lights of any kind (gas jets, lamps, torches, candles, etc.) to be prohibited except in offices or warerooms. " I believe that incandescent lights should be used where gasoline is used or contained. Extension lights to have vapor tight globes and approved portable cords. " I believe that gasoline supply tanks should be buried two feet below the surface of the ground, as far as possible from the building, up to thirty feet. Gasoline pump, if inside the building, to be of approved design. Automobile tanks, if filled inside the building, to be connected by substantial tubing, not exceeding seven feet in length, to approved pump or to approved portable tank. Tubing to be attached permanently to pump or tank and to be provided with a quick closing valve. " If filling of automobiles is done by portable tanks inside the building same should be of standard type. " Gasoline used other than above, inside of the building to be transported only in approved safety cans. The use of gasoline, benzine, naphtha, turpentine, or other liquids of a similar nature for...show more

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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 748g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668375
  • 9781236668370