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Document ID (ISN)56980
CIS number 91-1770
ISBN(s) 90-5307-052-4
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie CPR 16
Commissie Preventie van Rampen door Gevaarlijke Stoffen (Committee for the Prevention of Emergencies due to Dangerous Substances)
Title Methods for the determination of possible damage to humans and goods due to the release of dangerous substances [Netherlands]
Original title Methoden voor het bepalen van mogelijke schade - aan mensen en goederen door het vrijkomen van gevaarlijke stoffen [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Directorate-General of Labour (Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid), Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, 1990. 1 vol. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Description of methods to be used for the determination of risks during the establishment of safety studies in which hazardous substances are involved. Main topics covered: methods for the determination of effects of thermal radiation (effects of thermal radiation on humans, statistical model, protective clothing, damage by flash fires); a method for the determination of the effects of blasts on constructions (interaction between blast and construction, determination of dynamic response, strength of window panels, calculation of a defined damage level); investigation of effects on people submitted to the phenomena of an explosion; formation of toxic products during fires (combustion, pyrolysis, reactions of combustion products); acute inhalation toxicity study: a model based on extrapolation from data on 25 substances; protection from outdoor pollution by being indoors: a mathematical model for calculation of the reduction of the indoor concentration and dose.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; flammable liquids; Netherlands; radiant heat; major hazards; spills; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) pyrolysis products; directive; description of technique; explosions
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Heat and cold
Major hazards