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Document ID (ISN)108094
CIS number 08-523
ISBN(s) 967-70-0908-7
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Che Man A.B., Gold D.
Title Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work - A training manual
Original title Keselamatan dan kesihatan dalam penggunaan bahan kimia du tempat kerja - Manual latihan [in Malay]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2005. x, 146p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Bilingual version (English and Malay translation) of a training manual originally published in English (see CIS 93-789). Contents: health hazards due to chemical exposure (factors contributing to hazardous situations, toxic effects of chemicals); fire and explosion hazards; basic principles of prevention (elimination or substitution, organizational control); chemical emergency procedures (emergency plan, evacuation, first aid, fire fighting, spill and leak procedures); management of a chemical control programme. Appendices include a training checklist for safe use of chemicals at work, text of the ILO Chemicals Convention and Recommendation, and guidance on the classification, identification and labelling of chemicals.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; ILO; fire hazards; training material; explosion hazards; safety and health engineering; health hazards; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; fire fighting; training manuals; emergency organization; role of management; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; international agreements; translation; first aid
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training