Doc. 06/19Safety in Storage, Handling and Distribution of Liquid Hydrogen

This EIGA publication is intended as guidance for companies directly associated with the installation of liquid hydrogen storage at the user's premises and the distribution of liquid hydrogen by road, rail and sea.

Because of the properties of liquid hydrogen, specific precautions shall be taken and these are described in this publication.

This publication applies to the layout, design and operation of fixed storages and the transportation of liquid hydrogen in bulk form by tankers or tank containers, by road, sea and rail, to fixed storages at user's premises. Portable containers, such as pallet tanks and liquid cylinders, are excluded from the scope of this publication.

The publication is intended for all personnel involved in the storage, handling and distribution of liquid hydrogen.