Mobile Safety Structure with Separate Compartments for Containment and Handling of Hazardous Materials
Patent filed 7 Jan 97, patented 28 Jul 98.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A mobile safety structure with separate compartments for containment and handling of hazardous materials which includes a roof assembly. a base assembly having a containment pan right side and left side walls and front and rear walls with the front and right side walls having at least one door allowing for access to the interior of the structure. A removable grating is also included in the mobile safety structure which rest atop the base assembly. The removable grating allows the user of the structure to remove hazardous materials from the containment pan by use of a pump. and to visually inspect the containment pan for hazardous materials. There is positioned within the structure four upstanding interior wails which extend from the roof assembly through the floor to a bottom plate of the base assembly to form five separate compartments and associated containment pans within the mobile safety structures interior. Each interior wall has a fire proof door which allows access between adjacent compartments. The interior and exterior walls, and roof assembly provide a strong structural enclosure which allows the user of the structure to adapt the structure for use under varying climatic conditions. The interior and exterior walls. and roof also have at least a four hour fire rating.
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology
- Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety