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Document ID (ISN)38291
CIS number 82-1339
ISBN(s) 0-07-058467-2
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Smith A.J.
Title Managing hazardous substances accidents
Bibliographic information McGraw-Hill Book Co. GmbH, Lademannbogen 136, 2000 Hamburg 63, Federal Republic of Germany, 1981, 188p. Illus. 6 ref. Price: US-$19.95. DM.65,90.
Abstract This book describes how to develop a management system to coordinate and carry out the activities necessary to minimise risk, injury and damage, neutralise hazards, clean-up steps resulting from accidents involving hazardous substances. Sections cover: management; technology; assistance systems; public information. Section 2 includes material on types of accidents and the safety of workers and other personnel involved in clean-up and disposal operations and technical assistance.
Descriptors (primary) harmful substances; safety planning; elimination of spills; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; USA; manuals; role of management; legislation; safety training in industry; neighbourhood protection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes