|Document ID (ISN)||63497|
|Convention or series no.
||Major hazard control: A practical manual - An ILO contribution to the International Programme on Chemical Safety of UNEP, ILO, WHO (IPCS)
||La maîtrise des risques d'accident majeur - Guide pratique - Contribution de l'OIT au Programme international sur la sécurité des substances chimiques mené conjointement par le PNUE, l'OIT et l'OMS (IPCS) [in French]|
||ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1993. x, 301p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 45.00.
||http://www.ilo.org/public/libdoc/ilo/1988/88B09_382_fren.pdf [in French]
||French translation of the practical manual abstracted under CIS 89-118. Contents: introduction (description of major types of hazards; explosions, fires, toxic releases; components of major hazard control systems); identification of major hazard installations; role of management (assessment of hazards; causes of major industrial accidents; safe operation of major hazard installations; mitigation of consequence; reporting to authorities); role of authorities; role of workers and of workers' organizations; emergency planning; implementation of major hazard control systems; prerequisites for a major hazard control system. Appendices contain: list of dangerous substances and threshold quantities (derived from EC Directives 82/501/EEC, 87/216/EEC and 86/610/EEC); example of a rapid ranking method for the classification of units/plant elements; guide to hazard and operability studies; consequence calculation methods; storage of LPG at fixed installations; safety advice for bulk chlorine installations; storage of anhydrous ammonia under pressure in the United Kingdom; example of a safety report; example of an accident report form; land use near major hazard works.
||ILO; IPCS; fire hazards; training material; explosion hazards; major hazards; developing countries; total loss control
||chlorine; role of management; United Kingdom; European Communities; ammonia; toxic substances; liquefied petroleum gas; bulk liquid containers; manuals; training manuals; safety analysis; list of chemical substances; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; neighbourhood protection; spills; disasters; TLV list; safety service records; role of government; role of workers' organizations; role of labour inspection; translation; gas storage tanks
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
OSH in developing countries