The Guiding Principles set out general Guidance for the safe planning, construction, management, operation and review of safety performance of hazardous installations, and, recognising that such accidents may nonetheless occur, to mitigate adverse effects through effective land-use planning and emergency preparedness and response.Read more
The Guidance on Safety Performance Indicators helps enterprises, authorities and communities to develop an approach for assessing whether the actions designed to improve safety are meeting their objectives and to help set priorities in this area.Read more
Corporate Governance for Process Safety establishes “best practices” for senior decision makers who have the authority to influence the direction and culture of their organisations.Read more
The OECD Programme on Chemical Accidents addresses a subject that concerns everyone who uses or handles hazardous chemicals, works in a chemical plant, or lives near one. This programme helps public authorities, industry, labour and other interested parties prevent chemical accidents and respond appropriately if one occurs.
The three main areas of the programme are:
|This brochure marks 25 years of OECD’s Chemical Accidents Programme.||The Guiding Principles address all aspects of preventing and managing chemical accidents.||
The Guidance on Safety Performance Indicators serves as a guide for key stakeholders to determine if their implementation of the Guiding Principles has led to improved chemical safety.
|Corporate Governance for Process Safety Guidance for Senior Leaders in High Hazard Industries|