Decree of Minister of Man-power & immigrationNo.211 for 2003 on Safety levels, precautions and terms toprevent detrimental physical, chemical, biological andmechanical hazards and securing the work environment
Definitions, precautions and general terms
Chapter one : Definitions ; Article (1) :
In applying the provisions of this Decree, the following terminologiesshall have the meaning ascribed to them ;
are materials, substances or activities that might lead toexplosions under impact of heat, flame, pressure, shock or friction andyield instant enormous pressure and high temperature gases.
Hazardous Material ;
means any material or mixture of substancesconstitute a danger by virtue of their toxic physical or chemicalproperties, flammability or likelihood to explode either spontaneouslyor in combination with other substances.
Permissible quantity or Threshold :
is the quantity of hazardousmaterial which is approved by national laws and regulations underspecific conditions and which may enlist the establishment ashazardous if ignored.
Major Hazards Establishment :
means establishments which aretemporarily or permanently involved in production, preparation,handling, use, storage or disposal of hazardous materials andsubstances in quantities exceeding permissible limits.
Emergency plan :
is a written plan includes measures andprocedures to combat potential risks and consequences of healthhazards on citizens, residents and the environment.This plan involves providing and preparing for all necessaryarrangements to be implemented.