|Document ID (ISN)||102313|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Casas Reyes J.V., García Perdomo G.
||Emergency card and emergency plan for the transport of dangerous substances [Colombia]
||Tarjeta de emergencia y plan de contingencia en el transporte de mercancías peligrosas [in Spanish]|
||Mar.-Apr. 2003, Vol.49, No.288, p.61-68. Illus.
||On 1 August 2003, new regulations on the transport and the handling of dangerous substances came into effect in Colombia, concerning more specifically the emergency card and the emergency plan. This article specifies the responsibilities of the shipper or their forwarding agent, the consignee and the vehicle driver. It describes the emergency card and emergency plan, and explains what information they need to contain. The various levels (end point, regional, national, international) to which the emergency plans have to be applicable as a function of the importance of the accident are also specified.
||dangerous substances; Colombia; major hazards; chemical products; transport of materials
||toxicology; emergency organization; first aid; comment on directive; ecotoxicology; spills; chemical hazards; personal protective equipment
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Transport of materials