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Introduction to industrial accidents: prevention, preparedness and response

Source(s):  Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters (OCHA)

The three-hour module Introduction to Industrial Accidents: prevention, preparedness and response aims to raise awareness about industrial accidents in order to strengthen the capacity of government, industry and civil society. With an improved understanding of what constitutes an 'industrial accident', participants will be better able to prevent, prepare and respond. Participants will also gain an understanding of when countries should ask and receive international assistance in preparation for or in response to an industrial accident. Available in English, French, Russian and Chinese.


Format Multimedia and Websites

Target audiences


Group: Trainers/Teachers/Facilitators


Group: Adults

Sub-group: Disaster managers

Educational usage

reading level Educational (secondary reading level)
educational usage Extra-curricular/Informal

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  • Year of publication 2013
  • Language(s) English, French, Chinese, Russian
  • Price Free

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