ROAD TRANSPORT OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS. A MANUAL OF PRINCIPAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

The purpose of this manual is to establish minimum safety requirements for road transport of hazardous chemicals. The recommendations contained in the manual apply generally to the movement of hazardous chemicals, but particular attention has been paid to bulk movement in road tankers. The arrangement of the manual is as follows: chapter 1 - responsibilities; 2 - factors to be considered; 3 - driver selection and training; 4 - operational standards; 5 - dealing with emergencies; 6 - legislation, draft regulatory proposals and codes of practice; 7 - bibliography. Details of general safety check list for road transport of chemicals, emergency centre check list, procedure for discharging road tankers, etc, are appended. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Chemical Industries Association Limited

    93 Albert Embankment
    London SE1 7TU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165622
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM