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Main Title Encouragement of Technological Change for Preventing Chemical Accidents: Moving Firms from Secondary Prevention and Mitigation to Primary Prevention.
Author Ashford, N. A. ;
CORP Author Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office.
Publisher cJul 93
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA-R-812829-04;
Stock Number PB95-125126
Additional Subjects Chemical spills ; Hazardous materials spills ; Accident prevention ; Accident risks ; Toxic hazards ; Safety analysis ; Chemical industry ; Industrial accidents ; Materials handling ; Facilities management ; Pollution control ; Safety management ; Safety factors ; Emergency planning ; Engineered safety systems ; Safety engineering ; Personnel development ; Accidents ; Chemical releases ; Primary prevention ; Secondary prevention
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NTIS  PB95-125126 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/06/1995
Collation 224p
Abstract
This report reviews the distinction between primary and secondary chemical accident prevention, discusses the dynamics of encouraging technological change in the firm, addresses barriers and incentives relevant to shifting the firm's traditional emphasis on secondary prevention to a more appropriate balance between primary and secondary prevention, and finally, suggests policy instruments to achieve this shift.