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Document ID (ISN)75892
CIS number 00-1663
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vincent R., Bonthoux F., Lamoise C.
Title Chemical risk assessment - Ranking of "potential risks"
Original title Evaluation du risque chimique - Hiérarchisation des "risques potentiels" [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2000, No.178, Note No.2121-178-00, p.29-34. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract The first step when assessing chemical risk in factories is to collect data pertaining to substances or products used. A simplified method, based on responses proposed by industrial hygiene experts, has been developed for ranking "potential chemical risks" on the basis of information derived from safety data sheets and labels. This method is a valuable aid to chemical risk assessment and priority setting in factories when establishing risk prevention policies.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; plant safety organization; chemical hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) warning notices; major hazards; role of management; description of technique; data sheet; plant health services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Risk evaluation