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SA TS 5359:2022


The storage and handling of hydrogen

SA TS 5359:2022 sets out requirements and guidance for the safety and performance of hydrogen systems used for the purpose of storage and handling of hydrogen.
Published: 23/12/2022
Pages: 54
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1 Scope and application
1.1 Scope
1.1.1 General
1.1.2 Where this document is intended to apply
1.1.3 Where this document is not intended to apply
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Terms and definitions
2 General requirements
2.1 Scope of section
2.2 General design considerations
2.3 Mechanical
2.3.1 Materials compatibility
2.3.2 Equipment
2.3.3 Piping systems
2.4 Electrical
2.4.1 Selection, installation and testing of equipment
2.4.2 Earthing
2.4.3 Lighting
2.4.4 Lightning protection
2.4.5 Static electricity General Inspection
2.5 Safety
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Separation distances General Prescriptive approach General Separation to protected places on adjoining property Adjoining occupancies storing flammable and combustible liquids On-site storage of other dangerous goods Performance-based approach
2.5.3 Venting
2.5.4 Impact protection
2.5.5 Leak management General Leak prevention Leak detection
2.5.6 Odorant
2.5.7 Fire detection
2.5.8 Emergency shut down systems
2.5.9 Security, signs and notices Control of access Signs and notices
2.6 Risk assessment
2.6.1 General
2.6.2 Risk assessment techniques General Formal safety assessment
2.7 Environmental management
2.7.1 General
2.7.2 Waste storage and management
2.8 Emergency management
2.8.1 General
2.8.2 Considerations
2.8.3 Emergency plan Preparation of the emergency plan Review of emergency plan
2.8.4 Manifest
2.8.5 Placarding
2.8.6 Smoke management system
2.9 Fire protection system
2.9.1 General
2.9.2 Fire protection system principles
2.9.3 General requirements General Location Compatibility System integration Weather protection
2.9.4 Deluge and sprinkler system
2.9.5 Firewalls General Thermal screens
2.10 Operations
2.10.1 General
2.10.2 Troubleshooting
2.10.3 Procedures General Documentation Upkeep Operating procedures Emergency procedures Management of change Training General Visitors Emergency response specialists Records
2.10.4 Maintenance, inspection and testing Maintenance procedures Installation checks Scheduled inspections Post-installation site work
2.10.5 Personal protective equipment (PPE)
3 Gaseous hydrogen
3.1 Scope of section
3.2 Properties
3.3 Materials selection
3.4 Piping systems
3.4.1 General
3.4.2 Hydrostatic testing
3.5 Equipment
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 General requirements Delivery checks Purging
3.5.3 Compressors General Design Types Operation
3.5.4 Cylinders Design Types Materials
3.5.5 Pressure vessels General requirements Lightning protection
3.5.6 Filling connection Design Protection
3.6 Applications
3.6.1 General
3.6.2 Storage General Minor storage Bulk storage Separation distances Transit storage
3.6.3 Land transfer General Filling cylinders, bundles and tube trailers Drive-away protection Emergency shutdown system for land transfer Operational flow control General Inward flow Outward or two-way flow Gauge openings Precautions against accumulation of static charges
4 Liquid hydrogen
4.1 Scope of section
4.2 Properties
4.3 Materials selection
4.4 Minimization of vapour hazards
4.5 Piping system
4.6 Equipment
4.6.1 Liquid container
4.6.2 Vacuum insulated vessels
4.6.3 Pumps
4.6.4 Vaporizers Type Design Installation Safety devices Marking
4.7 Land and marine transfer of liquid hydrogen
4.7.1 Land transfer Liquid hydrogen road tanker transfer Vapour pressure gauges Liquid level gauging Boil-off and flash gas Vacuum-jacket gauges
4.7.2 Marine transfer General Transfer pipeline safety Cargo control valves Shore isolation valves Reverse flow protection Gas (vapour) return
Appendix A
A.1 General
A.2 Vulnerability
A.3 Range of installations
A.4 Protection of hydrogen installations
A.5 Example of impact protection assessment
Appendix B
Cited references in this standard
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
Rotary positive displacement pumps - Technical requirements
Centrifugal pumps for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-41: Particular requirements for pumps
Household and similar electrical appliances — Safety, Part 2.51: Particular requirements for stationary circulation pumps for heating and service water installations
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