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Final Seminar of EU CBRN CoE Prj 34 (Work Package 2) “Strengthening Capacities in CBRN event response and related Medical Emergency response under strengthened CBRN event preparedness”

 
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Como, 28/11/2016 – The Insubria Center on International Security (ICIS) is glad to announce the positive outcome of the final seminar held in the framework of EU CBRN CoE Project 34 “Strengthening Capacities in CBRN event response and related Medical Emergency response under strengthened CBRN event preparedness” – Work Package 2 “Awareness, risk assessment, management of hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and chemical weapons”, which is part of the European Union Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence Initiative (EU CBRN CoE).

The seminar entitled “Technical support for the risk assessment of chemicals and standard procedures for traceability and comprehensive management of chemical substances” was held at the premises of Hotel Palace, situated in Como (Italy) on November 17-18, 2016. The event was addressed to experts coming from Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and was designated to provide the participants with a technical support for the risk assessment of chemicals and with a knowledge on standard procedure for the traceability and the management of chemical substances.

The final seminar focused in particular on the following topics: risk assessment and management and relevant terms; necessity to control the risk of the chemical agents; hazardous chemicals; main industrial toxic chemicals; hazard factors identification; assessing risk associated with hazardous chemicals; risk analysis and risk assessment process; tools available for the risk assessment and management of potential incidents; inventory of hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and related chemical industries (electronic database); necessity of a centralized and up-to-date information system; matrices for risk assessment.

The seminar was an important opportunity to deep the knowledge of the participants, sharing their experience and best practices adopted in their own countries and ideas.

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