12. Legal Issues and Considerations

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 16 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470925133.ch12

Guidelines for Investigating Chemical Process Incidents, Second Edition

Guidelines for Investigating Chemical Process Incidents, Second Edition

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2003) Legal Issues and Considerations, in Guidelines for Investigating Chemical Process Incidents, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470925133.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816908974

Online ISBN: 9780470925133

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Keywords:

  • document management;
  • legal liability;
  • legal guidance;
  • communications;
  • company credibility

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Seeking Legal Guidance in Preparing Documentation

  • The Importance of Document Management

  • Communications and Credibility

  • The Challenges and Rewards of Sharing New Knowledge

  • Employee Interviews and Personal Liability Concerns

  • Gathering and Preserving Evidence

  • Inspection and Investigation by Regulatory and Other Agencies

  • Legal Issues Related To “Postinvestigation”

  • Summary