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Document ID (ISN)65282
CIS number 95-1838
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Loading and unloading. Road transport of dangerous materials
Original title Chargement-déchargement. Transport des matières dangereuses par route [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1995, No.533, p.124-130. Illus. Also available as an offprint from INRS.
Abstract Recommendation adopted by the French national technical committees for the transportation and chemical industries during their meetings on 9 and 16 June 1994, respectively. Because of the hazards they cause during their transportation, dangerous materials require special preventive measures. Contents: general information (definitions of terms, main regulatory texts in force); general preventive measures; technical preventive measures concerning tanker trucks and other means of transport (vehicle safety, access points of loading and unloading stations, loading and unloading zones etc.); safety measures relating to procedures involving tanker trucks and other means of transport (periodic controls, vehicle reception, safety checks after the arrival of a vehicle etc.); commentary. Proposal for a "check list for procedures involved in the transfer of hazardous liquids".
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; France; explosive substances; road transport; manual handling; loading and unloading; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) warning notices; directive; fire prevention
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials