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Understanding chemical pollution at sea (HNS)

Learning all about current knowledge in terms of response to chemical spills.

Cedre produced this learning guide in order to help you to understand more about understanding chemical pollution at sea.

You'll find all the information you need to understand all about:

- chemicals: chemistry and ndustry, production, classification, examples of chemicals, labelling, safty data sheets ;

- shipping: concept of HNS, shipping routes, port organization, ship types, substances transported, regulations ;

- sources of pollution: chronic pollution, accidental pollution, substances spilt, danger of reactivity, bahaviour ;

- prevention and preparedness: organizational framework, contingency planning, operator training, protective equipment, ship inspection ;

- spill response: general methodology, situation assessment, decision-making, emergency measures, bulk cargoes onboard, bulk cargoes released, response to containers and packages, waste management ;

- impact: health impact, environmental impact, economic impact.

 

A quizz to test your knowledge

Quizz: Chemical pollution
Quizz: Chemical pollution

 

 

A learning guide, avalaible at contact@cedre.fr, free of charge, and for download

Learning guide
Learning guide

 

Two posters, avalaible at contact@cedre.fr, free of charge, and for download:

"Chemical incidents illustrating examples of different types of cargoes"

 "Response techniques in case of chemical spills at sea"

Chemical incidents
Chemical incidents

 

Response techniques
Response techniques