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Key Factors Regarding the Management of Chemical Risks

WithGary F. Lindgren

The purpose of this chapter is to outline 10 key factors that need to be addressed by corporate and environmental managers. Each of these factors involves, broadly speaking, the management of chemical risks, thus affecting firms using hazardous chemicals and generating hazardous wastes. Failure to adequately consider and respond to the challenges posed by these factors can have potentially devastating effects on the profitability and long-term viability of the firm.