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Document ID (ISN)74755
CIS number 00-509
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Taverne A.
Title Vernon: At the heart of the technological research centre on industrial hazards
Original title Vernon: au cœur de la technopole des risques industriels [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1999, No.589, p.2-7. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract This article introduces the laboratory of the French National Centre for Protection and Prevention (CNPP). The laboratory is equipped with full-scale oil industry installations for the fire-fighting training of emergency services of oil companies as well as of public fire-fighters. Other areas of specialization include the training of professional fire-fighters, waste disposal, water cleanliness, automobile safety and the reliability of remote-control electronic systems.
Descriptors (primary) France; research establishments; testing
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; water treatment; automobiles; fire services; flammability testing; fire research; industrial fire brigades; waste disposal; petroleum and natural gas industry; fire drills; automatic control
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection