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Document ID (ISN)109141
CIS number 09-131
ISSN - Serial title 0121-1595 - Protección Integral y Contra Incendios
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gil D.M.
Title Emergencies during the transport of chemicals subject to the supervision of Cisproquim®
Original title Emergencias en el transporte de sustancias químicas atendidas por Cisproquim® [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2008, Vol.20, No. 78. 4p. Insert. Illus.
Abstract The Cisproquim® is the Columbian information centre for the safety of chemicals. This centre has compiled a series of 13 information sheets on safety during the transport of dangerous substances, for use in the training of drivers. This insert presents the statistical analysis of 50 emergency calls received by the centre during 2007 concerning the transport of dangerous goods, classified according to the following criteria: type of event; geographical breakdown; class of substance involved; victims (injuries, fatalities); person or organization having made the call; activities underway at the time of occurrence of the incident.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; public OSH institutions; product safety; transport of materials; chemical products; Colombia
Descriptors (secondary) statistics; injuries; classification; geographical variables; fatalities
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials