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Document ID (ISN)20373
CIS number 74-442
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Home Office, London.
Title Report of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Explosives for the year ended 31st December 1972
Bibliographic information HC 433 (1972-1973), H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London S.E.1, United Kingdom, 1973. 50 p. Price: ú0.365.
Abstract The report is divided into 6 sections dealing with: general activities; explosives; compressed gases, liquefied gases or gases dissolved under pressure; petroleum spirit and other flammable substances; oxidising substances (and organic peroxides) and toxic substances; corrosive substances. Some of the major accidents which occurred in each category are described and safety measures discussed. Statistical tables on visits, reported accidents (explosives, fireworks, petroleum spirit and petroleum mixtures, corrosive substances); summary of chemical and experimental work; lists of committees and legislation on dangerous substances are given in appendices.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; explosives; inspection; explosive substances; statistics; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; report; acetylene; flammable substances; assessment of physical capacity; motor fuel; gas cylinders; pyrotechnical products; liquefied petroleum gas
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection