|Document ID (ISN)||100659|
|Convention or series no.
||Basic principles of chemical safety and the prevention of major accidents
||Conceitos básicos de segurança química e prenvenção de grandes acidentes industriais [in Portuguese]|
||Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, Brasília, Brazil, [c2000]. 233p. Illus. Bibl.ref. (Vol.I); 203p. Illus. Bibl.ref. (Vol.II).
||Working documents of an introductory course on chemical safety and the prevention of major accidents in Brazil in two volumes. Main topics covered: environmentally sound management of toxic chemicals, including prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous products; main problems related to the production, import, export and use of chemicals; risk factors in the chemical industry; labelling and safety data sheets of chemicals; hazards due to benzene; muiltidisciplinary and cooperative analysis in the process industry; analysis of a chemical accident; preliminary report of a fatal accident caused by mechanical failure; improvement of working conditions in the fireworks industry.
||dangerous substances; analysis of accident causes; training material; chemical products; major hazards; Brazil
||benzene; toxic substances; pyrotechnical products; material failure; training manuals; human failure; transport of materials
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards