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Document ID (ISN)68118
CIS number 96-2055
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Practical guide to the relevant legislation concerning the storage, handling and transportation of dangerous materials in workplaces
Original title Guía práctica de reglamentación aplicable en el almacenamiento, manejo y transporte de materiales peligrosos en los centros de trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social, Doctor Vértiz 96, 06720 México D.F., Mexico, 1993. 19p. Illus.
Abstract Practical guide to the application of Mexican standards relating to the storage, handling and transportation of various types of dangerous materials. The relevant standards refer to: flammable and combustible substances (see CIS 94-1111); explosives (see CIS 94-1112); corrosive, irritant and toxic substances (see CIS 95-1945); solid, liquid and gaseous contaminants. Contents: definition of dangerous materials; general instructions for the storage, handling and transportation of dangerous materials; check list for compliance; contents of warning labels and material safety data sheets (MSDSs).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Mexico; training material; transport of materials; chemical hazards; handling and storage
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; irritants; explosive substances; toxic substances; safety guides; hazard identification; comment on standard; check lists; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
OSH training