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Document ID (ISN)105322
CIS number 06-844
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Enjolras P.
Title Process-related hazards in the sugar industry
Original title Accidents technologiques dans l'industrie sucrière [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2005, No.418, p.28-31. Illus.
Abstract This article describes the hazards that exist at each stage of the sugar beet transformation process. These include fire and explosion hazards, environmental pollution hazards due to the large amounts of effluents discharged, escape of carbon dioxide or carbon monoxide, and proliferation of legionella bacteria in cooling towers. Brief accounts of several accidents occurring in this industry in France since 1982 are included.
Descriptors (primary) France; sugar industry; causes of accidents; sugar and sugar products
Descriptors (secondary) legionellosis; effluents; environmental pollution; accident descriptions; explosion hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Food industry