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Document ID (ISN)103623
CIS number 04-681
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dosne R.
Title Fires, explosions, transport of dangerous goods: Ten years of reporting
Original title Incendies, explosions, TMD, dix ans de témoignages [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 2004, No.400, p.38-43. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract This article summarises the main lessons to be drawn from the 100 most significant major accidents that occurred in France during the last ten years and that were reported in previous issues of the journal, grouped under the following headings: food industry; warehouses; health care institutions; old buildings; transport of dangerous goods; tunnels; wire and cable ducts; other disasters. Boxes contain brief descriptions of nine of these major accidents.
Descriptors (primary) analysis of accident causes; France; disasters; explosions; major hazards; fire
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; cable tunnels; warehouses; transport of materials; food industry; premises; hospitals; causes of accidents; buildings
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Accident research