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Document ID (ISN)106974
CIS number 07-904
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parot N.
Title PPIH: A tool for preventing industrial accidents
Original title PPRT: un outil pour prÚvenir les accidents technologiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2007, No.429, p.18-20. Illus.
Internet access 07-0904.pdf [in French]
Abstract The aim of the plan for the prevention of industrial hazards (PPIH) is to limit the exposure of the neighbouring population to the effects of industrial accidents involving high-risk installations according to the Seveso classification. It consists of a preventive approach built around the control of existing and future land use, together with the reduction of risks at the source. This article discusses the French regulatory aspects related to the development and application of a PPIH.
Descriptors (primary) neighbourhood protection; neighbourhood populations; safety planning; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; France; safety by design; hazard evaluation; comment on directive; harmful substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Safety programmes