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Minimizing Employee Exposure to Toxic Chemical Releases

The objective of the study published in this book was to collect data and information from a sample of chemical manufacturing facilities and facilities which use chemicals in other processes to determine what kinds of procedures are in practice and to develop a set of recommended procedures to minimize the possibility of toxic chemical releases.

Audience
Safety engineers and management in industrial settings which employ toxic chemicals.

Hardbound, 269 Pages

Published: December 1987

Imprint: William Andrew

ISBN: 978-0-8155-1131-1

Contents

  • 1. Introduction2. Literature Review Congress OSHA EPA Coast Guard Books Technical Articles Industry List of Codes and Standards3. Methodology4. Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases Introduction Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases by Process Design Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases Through Maintenance Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases by Operator Training Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases Including Safety Devices Administrative Procedures to Prevent Toxic Chemical Releases5. Review of Accidents in the Chemical Industry Introduction Summary Case Histories6. Recommendations Recommendations with Respect to Process Design Recommendations with Respect to Maintenance Recommendations with Respect to Operator Training Recommendations with Respect to Safety Devices Recommendations with Respect to Administrative ProceduresAppendices

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