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Document ID (ISN)109454
CIS number 09-428
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16685 C 10, 1-2009
Author(s) Triolet J.
Title Engineering controls for the prevention of chemical hazards
Original title Prévention technique des risques chimiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Toxicologie-Pathologie professionnelle, 1st Quarter 2009, No.162, 8p. 33 ref.
Abstract Enterprises that produce or use dangerous chemicals in view of their physical, chemical or toxicological properties expose their workers to the risk of occupational accidents and diseases. With the coming into force of the REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) Regulations and the new General Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labelling, the use of chemicals is undergoing a profound change, with the ultimate objective of achieving a better understanding of the hazards due to the most commonly-used substances, together with a global harmonisation of labelling.
Descriptors (primary) France; chemical hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) UN; European Union; labelling; data sheet; classification systems; encyclopaedia; international agreements
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation