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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 3,  2016, pp.110-116
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.3.110
 Title & Authors
Study fo the Characteristics Analysis of Laboratory Chemical Accidents
Lee, Tae-Hyung; Lee, Deok-Jae; Park, Joong-Don; Shin, Chang-Hyun;
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The major aim of this study was to provide information on the chemical accidents that occurred in laboratories over the last 3 years. The total incidence of laboratory chemical accidents was 30 cases; 25 cases occurred at educational institutions. Most accidents (19 cases) occurred due to spills and leaks. The main cause of the accidents analyzed was worker carelessness (21 cases). Twenty-two accidents were related to hazardous chemical substances. In addition, general chemical substances as well as waste liquid contributed 26% to the incidents related to the laboratory. Among the 22 hazardous chemical substances involved in laboratory chemical accident, 67% of accident substances were accident preparedness substances.
Laboratory chemical accident;University;Laboratory worker;Laboratory safety;
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