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Document ID (ISN)56691
CIS number 91-1652
Year 1990
Convention or series no. WHO/PCS/90.41
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Information useful for the identification of hazards during the manufacture, storage, transport, use and disposal of substances - An annotated checklist
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. 32p. 82 ref.
Abstract This annotated checklist relates to substances which may have the potential of a hazard in terms of a major accident, pollution, or worker health and safety. Chapter 1 comprises a brief review of the stages in the assessment of risk. Chapter 2 presents the checklist indicating the information that may be needed to identify, assess and control the hazards. Topics covered: fixed facilities including storage, transportation of hazardous substances, vulnerable areas and populations at risk, emergency response and planning.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; IPCS; major hazards; hazard evaluation; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; ILO; check lists; transport of materials; emergency organization; UNEP
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Risk evaluation