Subcategories Project status:
Lessons Learned from Accidents – 2003
- Number: 2003/01
- Status: Finalised
- Period: 2003
- Lead Country: France
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These series of seminars organised by France are focused on the examination of past accidents which have had an impact on the environment can be useful for several purposes. It can help to improve organisations concerned with prevention and the equipment they use, to evaluate the consequences of potential accidents, to develop strategies to combat accidents, to identify new weak spots and to estimate the cost of accidents.
This is the report of the 9th seminar on industrial accidents organised for the 5th time within the scope of the European IMPEL network in Dijon in November 2003.
In total 19 industrial accidents (in France Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy) – are described, illustrating the installation, the accident and consequences in detail, origin, causes and circumstances of the accident, and the action taken.