ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)58372
CIS number 92-1324
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OECD Environment Monographs No.51
Title Guiding principles for chemical accident prevention, preparedness and response
Bibliographic information OECD Publications, 2 rue AndrÚ Pascal, 7577 Paris Cedex 16, France, 1992. 123p. 95 ref.
Abstract The guidance is based on a series of workshops held by the OECD ad hoc Group of Experts on Accidents Involving Hazardous Substances. Contents: prevention of accidents involving hazardous substances (establishment of safety objectives and a control framework by public authorities, establishment of a safety policy by industry, planning and construction, operations, safety performance review and evaluation); land-use planning; community awareness; emergency preparedness and response (communications, medical aspects, incident reporting and investigation); research and development; transfer of technology and international investment related to installations in non-OECD countries; bilateral and multilateral technical and financial assistance.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; dangerous substances; plant safety organization; emergency organization; major hazards; OECD
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; safety by design; human factors; maintenance; storage; hazard evaluation; plant and process modifications; accident investigation; neighbourhood populations; international cooperation; financing of programmes; directive; safety training in industry; role of management; workers' participation; transfer of technology
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transfer of technology
Major hazards
Workers' participation