10/19/2012

Fire and explosion risk assessment tool for dangerous substances

The EMKG (easy-to-use workplace control scheme for hazardous substances) is
aimed at SMEs. Based on a control banding approach it aims to support
enterprises in carrying out a risk assessmenta and defining control measures.

The new EMKG version 2.2 is supplemented by an additional module for the
assessment of fire and explosion hazards. Users can derive in a few steps
priorities for action. As in "EMKG compact" the steps of the new module for the
assessment of fire and explosion hazards involving dangerous substances are
summarized in a score card/disc.

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AplusA-online.de - Source: Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA)