Archives for Human induced / Technological accident

Loss Prevention Bulletin

 

The Loss Prevention Bulletin (LPB), published bimonthly by the Institute of Chemical Engineers, shares industry experience on industrial hazards and accidents. The LPB is an opportunity for other organizations to learn from others’ experiences, and consequently improve their own …


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Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) 2.0

The FEAT Pocket Guide Version 2.0 is now available!

The Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) helps to identify existing or potential acute environmental impacts that pose risks for humans, human life-support functions and ecosystems, following sudden-onset natural disasters. FEAT focuses


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2017 EEF – Register now!

The 2017 Environment and Emergencies Forum registration is now open!

The 2017 EEF will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 26 to 28 September 2017. Join us for three days of interactive dialogue, inspiring sessions and networking opportunities. The Environment …


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Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology

Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology

AGEING OF HAZARDOUS INSTALLATIONS – Series on Chemical Accidents

No. 29

Posted by EEC

Ageing of hazardous installations has been the subject of increasing attention …


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Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief

Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief

This paper seeks to examine the extent to which technological advances can enhance inter-organizational information sharing in disaster relief. Our case is the Virtual OSOCC (On-Site Operations Coordination Centre) which is a part …


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Synthesis Report: Special Session on Facilities handling Hazardous Substances with Ownership Change

Synthesis Report: Special Session on Facilities handling Hazardous Substances with Ownership Change

The OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents (WGCA) organised a special session on “Facilities Handling Hazardous Substances with Ownership Change” in Paris on 23 October 2014. This event …


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Hazardous Waste in Humanitarian Crises

Hazardous Waste in Humanitarian Crises

This report, commissioned by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Emergency Preparedness and Environment Section (EPES) in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), was completed by three researchers from …


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Vegetation Fires and Global Change: Towards enhancing fire management and wildfire preparedness capacities

Vegetation Fires and Global Change: Towards enhancing fire management and wildfire preparedness capacities

The state of vegetation fire science provides rationale for the way to address and empower society to deal with increasing wildfire threats and the responsible use of …


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