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Appendix 1 Suggested References for Environmental Emergencies Prevention, Preparedness and Response Measures and Development of Environmental Emergency Plans

  1. General
  2. Emergency Management
  3. Process Safety/Risk Management

General

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response: Guidance for Public Authorities, Industry (including Management and Labour), Communities and Other Stakeholders. Paris: OECD, 2002. Document to become available in spring 2003 through the OECD Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response website.

Conseil régional des accidents industriels majeurs (CRAIM). Guide de gestion des risques d'accidents industriels majeurs à l'intention des municipalités et de l'industrie. Montréal: CRAIM, 2000. This document is currently available in both French and English.

Emergency Management

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). NFPA 1600: Standard for Disaster/Emergency Management, 2000 Edition. Quincy, Massachusetts: NFPA, 2000. This document can be ordered from NFPA at 1-800-344-3555 or from their website ($23.50 US).

Canadian Standards Association (CSA). Emergency Planning for Industry: A National Standard for Canada (CAN/CSA-Z731-95). Toronto: CSA, 1995. This document can be ordered from CSA International at 1-800-463-6727 or from their website (ID# 2004922; $65). [soon to be revised]

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs. Community Self-Assessment Tool. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, 1999. Available through the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). APELL, Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at a Local Level: A Process for Responding to Technological Accidents. Paris: UNEP, 1988. This document can be ordered from UNEP's on-line bookshop (ISBN 9280711830; Stock No. AP1; $15 US estimated cost; may change without notice).

Process Safety/Risk Management

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). Site Self-Assessment Tool. Ottawa: CSChE, 1999. This document is available for downloading free of charge from CSChE's Process Safety Management website.

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). Process Safety Management, 3rd Edition. Ottawa: CSChE, 2002 (ISBN 0-920804-96-9). This document is available for downloading free of charge from CSChE's Process Safety Management website or may be purchased from CSChE (telephone (613) 232-6252; $20). [soon to be revised]

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs. Hazardous Substances Risk Assessment: A Mini-Guide for Municipalities and Industry. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, 1994. This document can be obtained from the Fire Services Resource Centre in Toronto (telephone 1-800-668-2955; $75). [soon to be revised]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). General Guidance for Risk Management Programs (40 CFR Part 68) (EPA-550-B00-008). Washington, D.C.: U.S. EPA, 2000. This document is available from the EPA website.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. RMP*CompTM Modelling Program for Risk Management Plans. RMP*CompTM is a free computer program that can be used to complete the off-site consequence analyses for the substances that originate from the U.S. Environmental Protection Risk Management Program list. This software can be downloaded from the EPA website.

American Petroleum Institute (API). Recommended Practice 750, Management of Process Hazards. Washington, D.C.: API, 1995. This document is available from API in Washington, D.C. (telephone (202) 682-8000 or visit its website; $42 US). [soon to be revised]

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