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Risk Assessment and Monitoring for Environmental Chemicals. DEYSI VEGARA CRUZ

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  1. Panama, The Panama Republic Risk Assessment and Monitoring for Environmental Chemicals. DEYSI VEGARA CRUZ Name of organization that you belong to SocialSecurity Social Security

  2. Panama, The Panama Republic 3,000,000 76000 km2 Social Security

  3. Panama, The Panama Republic My position and function. The position that I am in charge of is of analyst and my function are: 1. Inspection and evaluation of industries, • Monitoring chemicals contaminants, • Perform contaminants analysis • Give recommendations to the industries 5. Give training courses of chemicals risk Social Security

  4. Panama, The Panama Republic Current status on environmental protection policy for environmental chemicals and management of industrial chemicals including agrochemicals in your country Nowadays exists in our country several politics for environmental protection for example: • An Institution in charge of environmental protection (ANAM). In the treatment of industrial chemicals (waste material) including agrochemicals exists : • Laws, • International Agreements and • Regulations, Social Security

  5. Panama, The Panama Republic Current status on environmental protection policy for environmental chemicals and management of industrial chemicals including agrochemicals in your country But there is an important flaw which is the absence of a politic to followed those matters, this lack ends on the proliferation of problems. There are several projects on this that are developing in an Interinstitutional level. I think this is an advance in my country to make a better impact in very important areas such as the industries. Social Security

  6. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants including pesticide residues, POPs, endocrine disruptors and heavy metals and/or on management of industrial chemicals including agrochemicals • 1. The contamination on the different environmental substrates such as air, soil, water and food. The contamination in the Risacua river, Chiriqui state effects the flora and Fauna. Social Security

  7. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants in my country • 2. The chronics and severe poisonings and other diseases caused by the exposition to different groups of chemical substances, especially pesticides. The health and professional safety on an industrial and agriculturist level. The population of Pedregal is pollution for lead in the environment for to industry of battery Social Security

  8. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants in my country • 3. Illegal importation and commercialization, unknown or disguised of products and/or chemical waste Social Security

  9. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants in my country 4.The lack of products and alternatives methods on lower costs and friendlier with the environment. Social Security

  10. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants in my country 5. Associate problems with the storage, transport and final disposition of the chemical substances. Social Security

  11. Panama, The Panama Republic Major problems on environmental contaminants in my country 6. Insufficient mechanisms of monitoring and control regulations for each and everyone’s on the life’s state. Social Security

  12. Panama, The Panama Republic Regulation of environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • Exists in my country a basic legislation for the implementation and a proper control of : • Pesticides, • Fertilizers, and • Environment. Social Security

  13. Panama, The Panama Republic Regulation of environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • Nevertheless for the treatment of other chemical substances (such as chemical wastes, the ones used in the housekeeping), the situation is a bit different. • Regulations for the importation and use of this compounds are very general and only some of them allow an effective and accurate level of handling and fulfillments. • In the matter of emissions and unloading, the regulations are very little. Social Security

  14. Panama, The Panama Republic Monitoring systems for environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • The analytical methodology used for environmental samples are: • IR Spectrum • Atomic Absorption Spectrum • UV/ VIS Spectrum • Gas Chromatography • HPLC • ISP Mass Social Security

  15. Panama, The Panama Republic Monitoring systems for environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • For water samples : • Monitor superficial waters, and the ones contaminated bye the industries we use a system of recollection by the help of an instrument of package. • For soil samples: • With soil the capture is made with a different kind of recollection depending on the type of surface in analysis. Social Security

  16. Panama, The Panama Republic Monitoring systems for environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • For Air Samples : • For the internal and external environment the instrument used has suction pumps with filters or solvents that held the capture of the contaminants. • Surface high-volume air samples. Social Security

  17. Panama, The Panama Republic Major technology for monitoring of environmental and industrial chemicals in your country • ISP M M • For air samples exists a Station external Security Social

  18. Panama, The Panama Republic Outline of your experience on risk assessment and monitoring of environmental and industrial chemicals. Nowadays I’m working on evaluating enterprises with high risks of damages and accidents and also to policlinics in departments of sterilization with ethylene oxide, clinical laboratories, x-rays units, laser clinics, cancer clinics with nitrous oxide, among other things, based on international regulations. Security Social

  19. Panama,The Panama Republic Outline of your experience on risk assessment and monitoring of environmental and industrial chemicals. Other developed experiences are with methods and process of decontamination, handling and maintenance and response in case of accidents with chemical substances inside of sanitary institutions and enterprises. Security Social

  20. Panama, The Panama Republic Outline of your experience on risk assessment and monitoring of environmental and industrial chemicals. In the matter of environmental monitoring, I’ve been a participant in several monitoring of superficial waters and contaminated ones by industries, and also been involved in soil monitoring Security Social

  21. Panama, The Panama Republic Your purpose to attend in this training course To acquire enough knowledge to be spread and applied in the fortification of the Occupational Health Program and the Interinstutional Committee of chemicals substances. Security Social

  22. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION