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Internal transport of chemicals

Correct transport and storage of is often unknown or neglected in the chemical industry. Most accidents and spills derive from an incorrect transport and storage of substances. This presentation introduces reader to the good practices of chemical transportation, in-company traffic routes and temporary storage establishment.

Internal transport of chemicals


  • Context
  • Recommendations
    • Containers and handling vehicles
    • Lifts
    • Traffic routes and temporary storage
    • Emergency plan

Key Messages

  • Dangers need to be identified in the whole route and in the actions occurring while transporting substances.
  • Recommendations need to be based on substances specific proprieties.
  • Emergency plan should be established