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Mitigation of hazardous substances incidents

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
144YLHN Z,ZK 2 1P+1C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Kateřina Slavíčková
Lecturer:
Václav Kratochvíl, Bronislava Rohanová, Kateřina Slavíčková
Tutor:
Václav Kratochvíl, Bronislava Rohanová, Kateřina Slavíčková
Supervisor:
Department of Urban Water Management
Synopsis:

Subject 144YLHN Mitigation of hazardous substances incidents deals with the causes of emergency events and prevention, analysis and evaluation. Examples of serious accidents in the past, ways of disposal and impact on humans and the environment are listed. Subject Mitigation of hazardous substances incidents is focused on the pollution of the environment by hazardous substances as a result of accidents and the leakage of these substances into individual components of the environment. It acquaints students with the issue of emergency events and crisis situations involving the release of dangerous substances, emergency planning, analysis and risk management.

Requirements:

credit - elaboration and presentation of the seminar work for the exercise - time range 15 - 20 min,

exam - written test

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Hazardous substances, lists of priority hazardous substances, Stockholm Convention on Priority Pollutants. Vulnerability, sensitivity and resilience of the territory; substance hazard index, classification of dangerous substances. Environmental components of the environment.

2. Water pollution, the fate of hazardous substances in the environment and their effect on individual components of the environment Protection of natural sources of drinking water from pollution and oil products - prevention, removal of pollution during water treatment

3. Air pollution, soil pollution, the fate of hazardous substances in the environment and their effect on individual components of the environment

5. Extraordinary events. Prevention of serious accidents. Handling of hazardous substances.

6. Risks, accidents. Environmental risk assessment; different methods of risk analysis

7. Excursion

Syllabus of tutorials:

Presentation on the topics of dangerous substances and accidents

Excursion

1. Introduction to exercises, work assignment

2. Tour of the laboratory

3. Presentation of seminar works - oil and oil substances - use; processing; oil accidents, polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAU) - use; processing; accidents with PAU leakage, acids, louds, gases - use; processing; accidents with the escape of these substances

4. Presentation of seminar works of toxic metals and their compounds - use; processing, accidents with toxic metal leakage

5. Presentation of seminar works - other specific organic pollutants (dioxines, PCB, pesticides) - use; processing; accidents with a leakage of specific organic pollutants

6. Excursion

Study Objective:

Get to know the impact of hazardous substance accidents on the environment with a focus on accident prevention and removal of hazardous substances after an accident.

Study materials:

! Bartlová, I. (2005) Nebezpečné látky I., Sdružení požárního a bezpečnostního inženýrství, ISBN 86-86634-59-0

! Kroupa, M., Říha, M. (2010) Průmyslové havárie, ISBN 978-80-86795-87

! Homburg, E., Vaupel, E. (2019) Hazardous Chemicals: Agents of Risk and Change, 1800-2000 (Environment in History: International Perspectives Book 17), Berghahn Books, ASIN: B07N1CCTV1

! Sparling, D. (2016) Ecotoxicology Essentials, 1st Edition, Environmental Contaminants and Their Biological Effects on Animals and Plants, ISBN: 9780128019474

! Pope, C., Liu, J. (2020) An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology, 1st Edition, From Molecules to Man, ISBN: 9780128136027

! Kletz, T., Amyotte, P. (2019) What Went Wrong?, 6th Edition, Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided, ISBN: 9780128105399

? Bartlová, I. (2008) Prevence a připravenost na závažné havárie, Sdružení požárního a bezpečnostního inženýrství, ISBN 788073850494

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
roomTH:B-779

09:00–10:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-779

11:00–12:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
Fri
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