ASTM-F873 Standard Guide for Incinerating Oil Spill Wastes at Temporary Field Locations (Withdrawn 2010)

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Standard Guide for Incinerating Oil Spill Wastes at Temporary Field Locations (Withdrawn 2010)


1.1 This guide addresses incineration as a means of waste disposal and specifically discusses incinerating oil spill wastes at temporary field locations.

1.2 The purpose of this guide is to provide the user with general information on incineration as a means of disposal, not to define a rigid set of standards. It is intended as a reference to plan or execute disposal by incineration.

1.3 This guide outlines procedures and describes some equipment that can be applied to a land-based field incineration process. Included in the guide is a description of typical oil spill wastes that can be incinerated; an outline of procedures to select, prepare, operate, and restore a temporary site; and a summary of general site safety considerations.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary information is given in Section 7.


incinerating oil spill wastes; temporary field locations; waste disposal; ICS Number Code 13.030.40 (Installations and equipment for waste disposal and treatment)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

11.04 (Waste Management)

11.05 (Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response)

To find similar documents by classification:

13.030.40 (Installations and equipment for waste disposal and treatment Including street cleaning equipment, waste containers, incineration and compaction equipment, equipment for dumping of refuse, landfill sites, etc. Waste collection vehicles, see 43.160 Waste chutes, see 91.140.70 Food waste disposal units, see 97.040.50)

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1984 R03 EDITION



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April 28, 2003

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9 pages

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