Thus, emergency management is crucial to avoid the disruption transforming into a disaster, which is even harder to recover from.
The 3 components are source of exposure, pathway of the chemical, and receptor.
Questions to ask when dealing with chemical source is the material itself, how it’s used, how much is used, how often the chemical is used, temperature, vapor pressure, physical processes.
In the event that an emergency does occur, managers should have a plan prepared to mitigate the effects of that emergency, as well as to ensure Business Continuity of critical operations post-incident.
It is essential for an organization to include procedures for determining whether an emergency situation has occurred and at what point an emergency management plan should be activated.
In addition, the risk of hypothermia significantly increases with prolonged exposure to water temperatures less than 75 degrees Fahrenheit.