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Document ID (ISN)68086
CIS number 96-2059
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Major hazard control: A practical manual
Original title Cungtay sanepsa-ko yeypang maynyuel [in Korean]
Bibliographic information Korea Industrial Safety Corporation, 34-6 Gusandong, Bukyong, Inchon, Rep. of Korea, 1996. [6], vi, 389p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Korean translation of a manual originally published in 1988 (CIS 89-118), written primarily for government officials, labour inspectors, management and labour union officials and emergency personnel in developing countries. 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 Directive 82/501/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.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; fire hazards; total loss control; developing countries; training manuals; major hazards; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) chlorine; role of management; United Kingdom; European Communities; ammonia; toxic substances; liquefied petroleum gas; bulk liquid containers; 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
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH in developing countries
Major hazards