Section 2-24.Machinery posing a fire and explosion risk

Pieces of machinery that pose a risk of fire and explosion must meet the following requirements:
  • a.
    The machinery shall be made of non-flammable material.
  • b.
    The machinery shall be arranged so as to prevent the formation of dangerous static electricity.
  • c.
    Explosion relief devices shall be designed so that they do not entail a risk when they open.
  • d.
    If necessary, the machinery shall be provided with automatic fire extinguishing equipment. A warning signal shall be given before the use of fire extinguishing systems with extinguishing agents that can entail a risk of poisoning.