hazardous substance Articles

  • A Workplace-generated Hazardous Substance - Exhaust Gas: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series relating to hazardous substances in the workplace. This case study examines use of a machine which generates exhaust gas. Here the Workplace Health and Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances does not apply. In this instance, the Advisory Standard for Hazardous Substances applies. ...


  • Substance Abuse

    Untitled Document Substance Abuse - Overview Substance abuse concerns us as a society and as a company. While ...


  • Canarina DISPER software · hazardous Substances · commands 22

    Pollutant emission rate (g/s): This is the pollutant emission rate.   Decay coefficient (1/s): This coefficient considers the half life of the pollutant if this disappears by means of chemical reactions (non-conservative pollutant).   ...

  • The environmentally hazardous substance mark is now mandatory

    Don't let you shipments get refused. The latest version of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods introduced a new marking for goods classified as Marine Pollutants. This rule became effective January 1, 2010 for IMDG shipments and January 14, 2010 under 49 CFR. According to the U.S. DOT's 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations and the IMDG CodeA non-bulk package for sea ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hazardous substances in Europe`s fresh and marine waters

    Chemical substances are an essential part of our daily lives. They are used in health and consumer products, in food production and in a growing range of environmental technologies, to name but a few examples. They can be natural substances, they can be formed as the unintended by-product of natural and human-induced processes, or they can be synthesised specifically for use in industrial ...

  • A Laboratory using Bromoform: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series which demonstrates how an employer would go about applying the different Sections of Workplace Health & Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances in a workplace. It is not directly about bromoform, but uses the circumstances of a laboratory which uses bromoform for separating various minerals from sand samples. ...


  • Disinfecting with Glutaraldehyde: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series which demonstrates some aspects of the Workplace Health & Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances in operation a workplace. It is based on a hospital or clinic which uses glutaraldehyde for disinfecting endoscopes. Download the full document in pdf format (216 ...


  • Evaluation and analysis of household hazardous substances in Kuwait

    Many of the products we use for housework, gardening, home improvement, or car maintenance contain hazardous materials that endanger our health as well as pollute the environment. Inappropriate use, storage, and disposal of hazardous household products can cause injuries, poisoning, and air pollution. The objectives of this paper were to determine the type and the quantity of hazardous materials ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A Workplace Using Oven Cleaner: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series relating to hazardous substance use in the workplace and shows those steps an employer follows to meet obligations of the Workplace Health and Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances. It is based on use of an oven cleaning product which contains sodium hydroxide. ...


  • A Workplace using Pesticide that contains Chlorpyrifos: Hazardous Substances Case Study

     The hazardous substances compliance standard was previously the Regulation Part 27 -Hazardous Substances and the advisory standard was previously the Code of Practice for the Management of Hazardous Substances at Work. Your task as an employer is to assess the risk of chemical exposure and if necessary, to take steps to control it, in line with the Hazardous Substances Compliance Standard. ...


  • Using Mineral Acid in the Workplace: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series which demonstrates how an employer would go about applying different Sections of Workplace Health and Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances in a workplace. It is not directly about mineral acid, but uses the circumstances of a drum maker using an acid mixture to pickle and clean the inside and outside surfaces of stainless steel ...


  • A Worker Exposed to Spray Resin: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This case study demonstrates what you, as a worker, may expect when your employer takes various steps as required by the Hazardous Substances Compliance Standard (formerly the Regulation). Your work area will require an assessment of the risks it poses to your health, and you may have monitoring and health surveillance provided. These all produce factual data for control measures to eliminate ...


  • Uvcb Substances: Methodology For Structural Description And Application To Fate And Hazard Assessment

    Substances of unknown or variable composition, complex reaction products or biological materials (UVCBs) have been conventionally described in generic terms. Commonly used substance identifiers are generic names of chemical classes, generic structural formulas, reaction steps, physical-chemical properties or spectral data. Lack of well-defined structural information has significantly restricted ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • A Workplace Using Spray Paint: Hazardous Substances Case Study

    This Case Study has been prepared as one of a series which demonstrates how an employer would go about applying the different Sections of Workplace Health & Safety Regulation Part 13: Hazardous Substances in a workplace. It may be applied to spray painting generally, but uses the example of automotive spray painting with two pack paints containing isocyanates. The risks from other hazards ...


  • EPA proposal to change reporting of hazardous substances from farm animal waste

    EPA has proposed a rule change to provide an administrative reporting exemption for air releases of hazardous substances -- primarily ammonia and hydrogen sulfide -- from animal waste at farms. The aim is to enable authorities to better focus their attention on hazardous substance releases that require emergency response while reducing reporting burdens on America’s farms. EPA’s proposed rule ...

  • Cleaning the Air We Breathe, Coal Fired Power Plant - Case Study

    By cleaning flue gases from coal power plants, the amount of environmentally hazardous emissions can be sharply reduced. Mist elimination from Munters is a critical part of this process. Munters has worked with leading power generating companies for decades and have through testing and follow up built an extensive parameter database and design tool to be able to adapt and optimize results based ...


    By Munters Zeol Division

  • ECHA proposed a new group of substances to be included in the SVHC substances subject to authorisation

    SVHC substances ECHA recommended to the European Commission a new group of substances for the authorisationprocess. Four of them have hazardous properties for health; in fact they are classified as carcinogenic, toxic for reproduction or respiratory sensitizers. The fifth substance, instead, has been indicated as SVHC ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Decision-support software tools for integrated risk assessment of hazardous substances in complex terrain

    This paper presents the ongoing research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, related to the design and implementation of an IDSS (integrated decision support system) dedicated to integrated risk assessment and safety management with application to the transportation of hazardous substances. One of the goals is to construct advanced models to estimate (a) the optimal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Water management in cities of the future using emission control strategies for priority hazardous substances

    Cities of the future face challenges with respect to the quantity and quality of water resources, and multiple managerial options need to be considered in order to safeguard urban surface water quality. In a recently completed project on ‘Source control options for reducing emissions of Priority Pollutants’ (ScorePP), seven emission control strategies (ECSs) were developed and tested within a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • PETROTOX: An aquatic toxicity model for petroleum substances

    A spreadsheet model (PETROTOX) is described that predicts the aquatic toxicity of complex petroleum substances from petroleum substance composition. Substance composition is characterized by specifying mass fractions in constituent hydrocarbon blocks (HBs), based on available analytical information. The HBs are defined by their mass fractions within a defined carbon number range or boiling ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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