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Document ID (ISN)54650
CIS number 90-1515
ISBN(s) 963-59-3074-7
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Prevention of industrial disasters [Major hazard control]: A practical manual
Original title Védekezés ipari katasztrófák ellen: Gyakorlati kézikönyv [in Hungarian]
Bibliographic information Országos Műszaki Információs Központ és Könyvtár (OMIKK), Budapest, Hungary, 1990. 104p. Illus. Bibl. ref. Price: HUF 590.00.
Abstract Hungarian translation of the ILO handbook published in 1988 (see CIS 89-118). Contents: introduction (description of major types of hazards; explosions, fires, toxic releases; components of major hazard systems); identification of major hazard installations; role of management, of the authorities, of workers and of workers' organisations in the assessment, prevention and control of major hazards; emergency planning; implementation of major hazard control systems; prerequisites for a major hazard control system. Appendices contain: list of dangerous substances and threshold quantities (derived from EC Directive 82/501/EEC, see CIS 83-889); example of a ranking method for the classification of units/plant elements; risk factors for ca. 200 substances (classification for health and fire hazards and reactivity); guide to hazard and operability studies; guide to land use near major hazard works.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; Hungary; fire hazards; major hazards; explosion hazards; training manuals; total loss control
Descriptors (secondary) toxic substances; manuals; safety analysis; list of chemical substances; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; role of management; spills; disasters; role of government; role of workers' organizations; role of labour inspection; translation; neighbourhood protection
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards