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Document ID (ISN)52600
CIS number 89-1627
ISBN(s) 0-86587-131-0
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers; National Response Team (USA)
Title 1988 Hazardous material spills conference
Bibliographic information American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, USA, May 1988. 853p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract Sessions of this Conference (Chicago, Illinois, USA, 16-19 May 1988) dealt with: prevention standards (government regulations; roles of government, companies and unions), planning (state emergency response commissions; planning at the substate regional level; planning in Sweden; evacuation), case histories, release prevention programmes, management practices and human factors, hazard analysis, cleanup operations, hazard evaluation and risk assessment, training (requirements at the state and federal levels), organisation, release modelling, exercises, communication, design of vehicles, information management, alternative technology, release prevention practice and technology, right-to-know, safety, computer applications, risk communication, disposal techniques.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; harmful substances; protection against inadvertent release; spills; role of management; safety planning; role of government; role of workers' organizations; disasters
Descriptors (secondary) role of employers' organizations; USA; conference; containment of spills; elimination of spills
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Safety devices