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Document ID (ISN)76260
CIS number 01-127
Year 1998
Convention or series no. NTP 500-1998
Author(s) Gadea Carrera E., Guardino Solá X., Rosell Farrás M.G.
Title Risk prevention in the laboratory. Devices for activation and protection in emergency situations
Original title Prevención del riesgo en el laboratorio: elementos de actuación y protección en casos de emergencia [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1998. 6p. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract This information note describes the requirements for laboratory emergency equipment: emergency showers, eye rinse basins in the event of projections of chemical products, fire blankets, portable fire extinguishers, neutralizing agents in case of spills, emergency ventilation systems. For it to be efficient, the equipment has to be in perfect condition and its location clearly signalled. In addition, personnel has to be informed about the available equipment and trained to use it properly.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; Spain; chemical hazards; emergency treatment; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) signalling and communications; emergency ventilation; emergency showers; eyes; fire blankets; data sheet; neutralizers; portable fire extinguishers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Fires