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Document ID (ISN)62483
CIS number 94-961
ISSN - Serial title 0723-7561 - Die BG
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schröder B.
Title Twelve steps to the successful introduction of an information system on hazardous substances in a large company
Original title Zwölf Schritte bis zur erfolgreichen Einführung eines Gefahrstoff-Informationssystems in einem Grossbetrieb [in German]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1993, No.8, p.474-478. Illus.
Abstract A German airline company created an information processing and retrieval system over a period of four years. It contains data on the hazards posed by 3,500 substances or products used by the company. It also provides information on exposure limits, physical properties, first aid, fire fighting and personal protection requirements. The information service can be accessed from all offices of the company around the world.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; dangerous substances; carcinogens; Germany; flammable substances; information of personnel; air transport; first aid; computerized data bases; safety and health documentation; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) information processing and retrieval; substances; transport industry; soluble substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air transportation
First aid and emergency organization
Safety and health information
OSH training