Volume 90 Issue 29 | p. 36 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 16, 2012

CSB Video Urges Use Of Safer Design

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Safety
Keywords: CSB, chemical industry, NAS, inherently safer design

In a safety video released last week, the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) urges chemical companies to examine—and apply when possible—inherently safer design principles when making production decisions. The video identifies and underscores four principles of inherently safer design that CSB says companies should use. They are: replacing a hazardous chemical with a less hazardous one, minimizing use of hazardous materials, moderating a manufacturing process . . .

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