|Document ID (ISN)||56752|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
|Convention or series no.
||Disaster planning for transportation accidents involving hazardous materials
||May 1991, Vol.27, No.1, p.49-60. 28 ref.
||Some reasons for the probable future increase in the number and severity of disasters arising from accidents in the transportation of hazardous materials are indicated. Problems in establishing and developing preparedness planning are discussed on the basis of findings and observations from social science research studies. In addition, some difficulties that exist in mounting an emergency response to actual crisis situations are examined.
||dangerous substances; disasters; major hazards; transport of materials
||Canada; USA; future trends; emergency organization; statistics
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Transport of materials