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Document ID (ISN)78219
CIS number 02-98
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Introduction to chemical safety. Module IV - Controls: Session 4
Bibliographic information Industrial Accident Prevention Association, 2 Bloor Street West, 31st floor, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3N8, Canada, no date. 24p. Illus.
Abstract This booklet explains the basic principles of the prevention of health hazards from toxic chemicals. Main topics covered: the three kinds of controls (engineering, organizational and personal); engineering controls (selection of equipment, process modifications, substitution, equipment isolation, ventilation); organizational controls (company policy, labelling and signs, training, standard work practices, preventive maintenance, housekeeping, air sampling); case studies (phenol burn, irritation from leaking containers in a confined area); exercise and test on the contents of the training module.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; harmful substances; training material; safety and health training; plant safety and health organization
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; ventilation; substitution; preventive maintenance; housekeeping
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training