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Document ID (ISN)53696
CIS number 90-446
Year 1985
Convention or series no. OSHA 3088 (Rev.)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Title How to prepare for workplace emergencies
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, 1985. 12p. 9 ref.
Abstract This guidance booklet details the basic steps needed for the preparation of plans to implement in the case of emergencies (toxic gas release, chemical spills, fires, explosions, personal injury) in small businesses without OSH professionals. Aspects covered: planning; chains of command; communications; accounting for personnel; Emergency Response Teams; training; personal protection; medical assistance; security; list of documents giving OSHA requirements; information and consultation services by public and private agencies; State OSH plans; free on-site consultation; OSHA area office services; additional sources of information.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; USA; training material; major hazards; safety planning; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; national organization; toxic gases; training manuals; role of government; explosion protection; fire protection; spills; plant safety organization; injuries
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Major hazards
Small and medium-sized enterprises
OSH training