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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector. TW9: Global Thematic Workshop on Strengthening Capacities to Implement the GHS . Diego Gotelli dgotelli@ciquime.org.ar CIQUIME, Argentina. CIQUIME. C entro de I nformacion QUIM ica para E mergencias

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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

TW9: Global Thematic Workshop on Strengthening Capacities to Implement the GHS

Diego Gotelli

dgotelli@ciquime.org.ar

CIQUIME, Argentina

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CIQUIME

Centrode Informacion QUIMicapara Emergencias

Av. Juan B. Alberdi 2986

C1406GSS Buenos Aires ARGENTINA

CHEMICAL EMERGENCIES 0800-222-2933

www.ciquime.org.ar

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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

  • 40% of chemical trade from developing countries takes place in Latin America
  • 70% of the chemical industry is located in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico
  • 50% of the chemical plants are located in big cities

PAHO -1987

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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

  • Almost 90 % of emergency responders are volunteer
  • Informal hazardous materials training
  • Unfulfillment of hazardous materials transportation regulations
  • Limited availability of “validated” information in spanish
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

“The GHS covers all hazardous chemicals. The mode of application of the hazard communication components of the GHS (e.g. labels, safety data sheets) may vary by product category or stage in the life cycle. Target audiences for the GHS include consumers, workers, transport workers, and emergency responders.”

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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

PRIMAP Training Course:

  • Primera Respuesta a Incidentes con MAteriales Peligrosos
  • Developed by numerous HAZ-MAT specialists all over Latin America, under the sponsorship of the U.S. OFDA/AID.
  • Contents:
          • Awareness Level – NFPA 472
          • OSHA 1910.120
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

PRIMAP Training Course:

Total for the Region (up to May 20, 2003)

INSTRUCTORS 382

PARTICIPANTS 2751

QTY. COURSES 131

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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

PRIMAP Training Course:

  • FIRST RESPONDERS are capable of
      • Isolate the area
      • Identify the chemical
      • Call for specialized assistance
      • Protect his life and environment
      • Initiate an Emergency Response Plan
      • Transfer the control
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2004)

  • More than 3600 products
  • 62 emergency guides
  • Isolation and Protection Distances for TIH materials
  • Colour bordered pages
  • Distribution FREE OF CHARGE to emergency responders
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2004)

Available at:

  • www.canutec.gc.ca
  • hazmat.dot.gov
  • www.ciquime.org.ar
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

GHS / PRIMAP / ERG2008

  • GHS Module for Emergency Responders
  • GHS & ERG
    • Phrases harmonization
    • GHS label & pictograms
    • GHS criteria for classifying substances
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Tools for capacity building for GHS in the emergency response sector

Latin American Region

Thank You !!!

TW9: Global Thematic Workshop on Strengthening Capacities to Implement the GHS

Diego Gotelli

dgotelli@ciquime.org.ar

CIQUIME, Argentina