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Control of major accidents hazards involving dangerous substances


This area of work deals with industrial accidents which may happen in establishments in Slovenia in which great quantities of dangerous substances are handled. This refers to so called “major accidents involving dangerous substances” for which it is characteristic that there are adverse effects on people and the environment outside the area of the establishment. For the control of the risk of such accidents a system of monitoring and control has been established over the operation of establishments in which, because of a technological or human error, an uncontrolled emission of dangerous substances might take place which may develop into a major (industrial) accident.