|Document ID (ISN)||54585|
|Convention or series no.
||Large-scale handling of chemicals [Sweden]
||Storskalig kemikaliehantering [in Swedish]|
||LiberDistribution, 162 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 6 Sep. 1989. 44p.
||These regulations (effective 1 January 1991), which apply to the large-scale handling of dangerous or hazardous chemicals, correspond on the whole to Council Directive 82/501/EEC "on the major-accident hazards of certain industrial acitvities" (see CIS 83-889). Contents: general stipulations (the employer must carry out a risk analysis of the activity concerned and he must take steps to prevent major accidents and limit their consequences), special documentation for the checking and maintenance of equipment and for particularly hazardous activities (those involving more than a specified quantity of ca. 200 enumerated subsances/groups of substances) and the drawing up of an emergency plan in case of a major accident. Detailed commentaries are appended.
||occupational safety; dangerous substances; Sweden; major hazards; safety analysis; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; chemical industry
||dangerous occurrences; responsibilities of employers; notification of occupational accidents; safety checks; directive; comment on directive; preventive maintenance
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards