The design pliilosophy adopted here assumed that there will be only one fire in the plant or Tank Farm but that a second fire could occur shortly after the first has been extinguished.
The system is basically designed in accordance the recommendation of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code.
FIRE SIREN SYSTEM
Manual push billions are provided in ('.orilrol Root ii, Povver House & k ire Station. lf one of these pust hi Thwis is depressed in tile event of ttle tire etttetgency, a loud sound (tom hicrh power siren will be sounded fronrall locations of the Refinery.
General philosophy of the fire fighting operation is that of control and containment with ultimate extinction. For efficient and rapid extinction of fire, ERL equipped with following fire vehicle.
|| Foam Tender 1 ||Capacity 800 Gallons
|| Foam Tender 2|| Capacity 1000 Gallons
|| Twin Agent Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV)
||Capacity|| 1,500 lb Dry Powder
| 200 Gallon Pre mix Foam
| 200 Gallon Foam Tank
|d)||Pick up truck (2 nos.)
|| For easy and faster mobilization of manpower and equipments to site area in case of needs.
FIRE AND SAFETY TRAINING SCHEME
It is imperative that Refinery should have at its disposal, at all times, a substantial number of trained personnel who at the time of a fire and safety emergency can decide and act promptly and accurately to tackle such situation. With this end in view, a Program of comprehensive training scheme has been developed as a part of ERL's Safety Rules for implementation. The salient feature of this scheme will be as follows: