Editorial Written by: José Zea Aguero Founder and President, Chemical Information Center of Peru (CINQUI)


In any management system related to safety, prevention and specialized response applied to an area, location, region or country, there must be at least five sequential and logical stages that allow the proper development of the system.

The first stage is the baseline study, which is nothing more than the initial picture of what is being developed at the time, the same one that we could answer with two questions: What logistical and human resources are available? And, what is the country’s condition, geographic location and geopolitical landscape? The second is risk analysis, which involves knowing the area being studied, understanding what the main hazards and risks are, in order to modulate their impact against a set of possible undesired events.

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