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Document ID (ISN)56297
CIS number 91-1313
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Title Guidance for the preparation of a risk management and prevention program
Bibliographic information Governor's Office of Emergency Services, 2800 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832, USA, 1989. 122p. Illus. 52 ref.
Abstract The California Risk Management and Prevention Program (RMPP) is designed to improve facility safety while handling Acutely Hazardous Materials (AHM) and to increase protection of the public and the environment from releases of AHM. This guide comprises 6 sections: 1. General RMPP overview and who may be required to develop one; 2. Statutory requirements; 3. Guidance on the development and implementation of an RMPP; 4. Definitions of RMPP terms; 5. Information sources and references with a list of professional, service and trade organisations; 6. Appendices (including lists of hazarous substances and concepts for the evaluation of chemicals).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; USA; major hazards; hazard evaluation; neighbourhood protection; California
Descriptors (secondary) list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; legislation; plant safety organization; safety planning; risk factors
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Risk evaluation