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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.
Internet access 02-0102.pdf [in English]
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