Accident epidemiology and the U.S. chemical industry: accident history and worst-case data from RMP*Info.

  title={Accident epidemiology and the U.S. chemical industry: accident history and worst-case data from RMP*Info.},
  author={Paul R. Kleindorfer and James C. Belke and Michael R. Elliott and Kiwan Lee and Robert A. Lowe and Harold I. Feldman},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  volume={23 5},
This article reports on the data collected on one of the most ambitious government-sponsored environmental data acquisition projects of all time, the Risk Management Plan (RMP) data collected under section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. This RMP Rule 112(r) was triggered by the Bhopal accident in 1984 and led to the requirement that each qualifying facility develop and file with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Risk Management Plan (RMP) as well as accident history… CONTINUE READING


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