There are different types of dangerous substances.
If a dangerous substance is released in an industrial accident, the consequences will depend on
- the properties of the substance
- its state (gas, liquid, solid)
- the environment in which the substance is released
There are different types of dangerous substances. In the major accident hazard legislation you can find them
The classification of dangerous substances is made based on a system of the United Nations, which is the same everywhere in the world. There is also a European Regulation that ensures that dangerous substances are labelled and marked in a uniform manner in Europe.
|Explosive||(High) risk of explosion by impact, friction, fire or other ignition|
Read more about dangerous substances in Seveso establishments here.