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Document ID (ISN)102324
CIS number 03-1283
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Iparraguirre J.F., Mallet G., Rio S., Bonthoux F., Vincent R.
Title Simplified evaluation of chemical hazards in the workplace
Original title Evaluation simplifiée des risques chimiques au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2003, No.397, p.24-28. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract This article presents a simplified method for the evaluation of chemical hazards suited to small and medium enterprises. The first two steps consist of compiling an inventory of the chemicals that are present in the workplace and of ranking the potential hazards from the viewpoint of safety and health, fires and explosions, and the environment. The third step which consists of in-depth evaluations of the hazards and the measures to be implemented for managing the hazards is covered in an other article.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; plant safety and health organization; chemical hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) fire hazards; harmful substances; explosion hazards; description of technique; warning notices; classification; labelling
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Small and medium-sized enterprises