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Document ID (ISN)107123
CIS number 07-1156
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Fire or explosion hazards
Original title Risques d'incendie ou d'explosion [in French]
Risico's van brand of explosie [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale, rue Ernest Blerot I, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2006. 140p. Illus. 21 ref.
Internet access [in French] [in Dutch]
Abstract The objective of the SOBANE approach (screening, observation, analysis and evaluation) is to ensure occupational safety and health by means of a systematic analysis of occupational hazards. This booklet presents the SOBANE approach applied to fire and explosion hazards. Following a review of general aspects of occupational safety and health management, it explains how to proceed with the observation, analysis and evaluation, together with the qualifications required for carrying out these steps. The following topics are summarized on information sheets: descriptions of work situations; layout of premises; storage of flammable and explosive substances; signalling; fire extinguishers; information and training of personnel; organization of fire fighting services.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; fire hazards; fire protection; hazard evaluation; explosion protection; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; safe layout; explosive substances; flammable substances; equipment layout; information of personnel; danger symbols; legislation; data sheet; safety training in industry; storage
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation