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Preventing explosions in shipping containers used outside the shipping industry

Shipping containers (also known as sea cans) used outside the shipping industry can explode with deadly force if they contain common flammable substances that vaporize and combine with a source of heat or ignition. This bulletin explains the hazards and discusses how to reduce the risks.

Publication Date: Jan 2018 File type: PDF (114 KB) Asset type: Safety Bulletin Reference: WS 2018-01