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Document ID (ISN)101019
CIS number 03-378
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Prevention of major industrial accidents
Original title Prevenção de acidentes industriais maiores [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2002. 119p. 67 ref. Index. Price: BRL 10.00.
Abstract Portuguese translation of the ILO Code of Practice abstracted under CIS 91-972. It consists of the following sections: general provisions; components of a major hazard control system; general duties; prerequisites for a major hazard control system; analysis of hazards and risks; control of the causes of major industrial accidents; safe operation of major hazard installations; emergency planning; information of the neighbourhood population on major hazards installations; siting and land-use planning; reporting to competent authorities; implementation of a major hazard control system. Annexes: use of consultancy services and publications on the control of major hazards.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; Brazil; safety planning; major hazards; risk factors; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; IPCS; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; accident investigation; safety guides; inspection; translation; directive; safety training in industry; information of personnel; causes of accidents
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil; ILO
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Safety programmes