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Document ID (ISN)105064
CIS number 06-635
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS ND 2233-200-05
Author(s) Vincent R., Bonthoux F., Mallet G., Iparraguirre J.F., Rio S.
Title Simplified methodology for chemical risk assessment: A decision-making tool
Original title Méthodologie d'évaluation simplifiée du risque chimique: un outil d'aide à la décision [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2005, No.200, p.39-62. Illus. 26 ref.
Internet access http://www.hst.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/ND%202233/$File/ND2233.pdf [in French]
Abstract Worker's protection is above all based on assessing the risks and introducing an appropriate prevention policy. Concerning chemical risks, this assessment is often difficult on account of the wide diversity of products and formulations used. To help enterprises faced with this problem, INRS, in collaboration with the French National Prevention and Protection Centre (CNPP), has developed a simplified method to assess the health, safety and environmental risks of chemicals that can be used by managers of small enterprises. The risk prevention departments of a number of enterprises in various sectors have applied this method, and the results obtained concur with the views of experts.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; fire hazards; chemical hazards; hazard evaluation; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; description of technique; classification; harmful substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Explosions
Fires
Risk evaluation