HazChem Info Centre is an e-platform with e-tools for systematic support of duty holders & inspectors on the chemical risks control.
Provides in public access online tools and services for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals, including:
The web tool “Report an incident” intends on reporting, recordkeeping and analysis of accidental spills and/or injuries (any registered users like SMEs, Industry). It is now uploaded for Pilot Use only.
An e-library with publications/studies relative to HSE protection from chemical spills/ occupational risks.
A customized e-tool with guidelines for chemicals handling, emergency planning, creation of a SDS, CLP. (currently under development)
A data bank with BATs and Industrial Practices for the safe handling, transport and loading/unloading of dangerous chemicals, Lessons Learned from Accidents, Common Chemical Accidents during loading/unloading, SDSs, etc. (currently under development)
The web tool “Support” is an interactive communication web system for online personalized discussion/advise (dedicated to industries, SMEs) on information concerning spilled chemicals and emergency actions/ measures after an industrial accident.
HazChem Info Centre will provide guidance and information to duty holders and the public regarding reduced and controlled use of hazardous substances. Substitute chemicals will benefit environment protection by preventing environmental pollution (air, ground, water) caused by normal emissions and accidental releases of dangerous substances. Apart from protecting environment from adverse effects, employees and population are also protected by possible side effects of an environmental pollution.