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Document ID (ISN)70308
CIS number 97-1846
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title List of industrial accidents in May and June 1997
Original title Argus des accidents technologiques mai/juin 1997 [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1997, No.35, p.65-68.
Abstract A sample of 34 representative cases selected among the 181 major accidents entered into the ARIA database, managed by the French Ministry of Land Use and the Environment, during the period of May and June 1997. The list includes accidents caused by loss of control of chemical reactions and/or leaks of toxic and inflammable products, and the explosion of a grain silo at Blaye, France, in August 1997. (See CIS 97-2012).
Descriptors (primary) France; fire hazards; causes of accidents; explosion hazards; major hazards; chemical reactions
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; list; storage tanks; analysis of accident causes
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Major hazards