Fire explosion incident rate

This value is the number of fires and explosions reported to MMS for a calendar year. An explosion is the bursting or rupture of a building or a container due to development of internal pressures. A fire is the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat.

Source: API RP 75, Recommended Practice for Development of a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations and Facilities: Upstream Segment, Third Edition, May 2004. Global Standards

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