CHaPD: a response to the flooding in Morpeth

Griffiths, Simon and Bond, Jamie (2009) CHaPD: a response to the flooding in Morpeth. In: Five Nations Health Protection Conference, 28-29 April 2009, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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Abstract

The presentation looks at the initial response to a flooding incident from the point-of-view of a CHaPD unit who had to risk assess the potential implications from chemical loss to the general environment and the potential impact on public health. The Morpeth flooding event of September 2008 tested the risk assessment methodology piloted in the South Yorkshire floods and highlighted where some critical information for the risk assessment was missing and attention needed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography
Depositing User: Simon Griffiths
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2012 09:08
Last Modified: 11 May 2017 05:08
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/8966

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