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Document ID (ISN)78216
CIS number 02-102
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Introduction to chemical safety. Module IV - Chemical fires and explosions: Session 1
Bibliographic information Industrial Accident Prevention Association, 2 Bloor Street West, 31st floor, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3N8, Canada, no date. 24p. Illus.
Abstract This booklet reviews the hazards of fires and explosions due to chemicals, and describes how to prevent them or limit their consequences. Main topics covered: hazardous substances (oxidants, flammable materials, combustible materials, explosives); measures aimed at limiting the risks; proper storage; safety training of operators; inspections; emergency procedures; alarms; first aid; exercises and test on the contents of the training module.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; fire hazards; training material; chemical products; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; safety and health training; inspection; safe working methods
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Explosions
Fires