Economy | Consumption

Risk management in river basins

Emissions to air, water and soil and the number of accidents at industrial facilities due to shortcomings in accident prevention had taken on alarming proportions by the 1970s. UBA addressed the problem and in the years since then has formulated a comprehensive risk management strategy for international river basins. read more

Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Checklists for the pulp and paper industry

These sector-specific checklists make up a guidance manual for checking and assessing the condition of plants in the pulp and paper industry that handle substances and preparations hazardous to water. They comprise an overview of the various fields of action and, for each relevant area of production, a part devoted to identifying potential risk sources and modernization goals.Контрольные листы для... read more

Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

More Checklists

These checklists will serve as a hand guide for a first visit in properties, which are containing suspected sites to be contaminated by substances being hazardous to water. Within a staged processing the checklists aim at a pre assessment of the risk potential in properties and a first investigating visit to evaluate suspected contaminated sites and to complete the data base for those sites.Контро... read more

Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Checklists for drawing up safety reports

Based on the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents and EU Directive 96/82/EC (SEVESO II), this unified guideline system provides important definitions, valuation systems and background information for drawing up and reviewing safety reports.Triple C checklistThe hierarchical system of CCC-checklists to support the preparation, auditing and inspection of sector-speci... read more

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