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Document ID (ISN)60227
CIS number 93-789
ISBN(s) 92-2-106470-0
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bakar Che Man A., Gold D.
Title Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work. A training manual
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1993. ix, 78p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 17.50.
Abstract Contents of this training manual: health hazards due to chemical exposure (factors contributing to hazardous situations, toxic effects of chemicals); fire and explosion hazards; basic principles of prevention (elimination or substitution, organisational control); chemical emergency procedures (emergency plan, evacuation, first aid, fire fighting, spill and leak procedures); management of a chemical control programme. Annexes include a training checklist for safe use of chemicals at work, text of the ILO Chemicals Convention and Recommendation, and guidance on the classification, identification and labelling of chemicals.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; ILO; fire hazards; training material; explosion hazards; safety and health engineering; health hazards; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; fire fighting; training manuals; emergency organization; role of management; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; international agreements; first aid
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training