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Accidents in European ports involving chemical substances: Characteristics and trends

Author
Lecue, Mikel; Darbra, R.M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Safety science
Date of publication
2019-06-03
Volume
115
First page
278
Last page
284
DOI
10.1016/j.ssci.2019.02.015
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/129880 Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925753518311755?via%3Dihub Open in new window
Abstract
This paper has studied more than 650 accidents occurred in European ports. The main characteristic of all these accidents is that they involve chemical substances with their consequent risk for society and environment. Accidents occurred in European ports from 1919 until present have been analyzed in detail to understand better their main characteristics and typology. Most of the accidents have occurred in the last decades, being France (29.9%) the country with the higher percentage of accidents...
Citation
Lecue, M.; Darbra, R.M. Accidents in European ports involving chemical substances: Characteristics and trends. "Safety science", 3 Juny 2019, vol. 115, p. 278-284.
Keywords
Accidents, Chemical substances, European ports, Risk Trends
Group of research
CRnE - Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering
R2EM - Resource Recovery and Environmental Management

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