Int’l symposium on chemical safety and security management held at AFD

Bangladesh National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention (BNACWC) and the Department of Chemical Engineering of Buet jointly organised the international symposium on Chemical Safety and Security Management (ISCSSM 2020) in Dhaka.

Almost 100 participants from related organisations participated in the two-day symposium that concluded on Wednesday, the ISPR said in a press release.

The programme brought together academics, professionals, government authorities and industries to promote awareness and share advancements in the field of chemical safety and security and loss prevention.

The symposium focused on the chemical process safety and loss prevention, hazard identification and risk assessment, occupational health and safety, textile chemical safety, transportation safety and security, regulation and policies for chemical safety and security management, the ISPR said.

Subject matter experts from home and abroad delivered presentations at the symposium.

BNACWC Chairman Lieutenant General Md Mahfuzur Rahman was present as the chief guest at the closing ceremony and distributed certificates amongst the participants.

In his closing remarks, he highlighted the importance of such symposium to establish a chemical safety and security culture in the country. He requested everyone concerns to work together for the nationwide implementation of chemical weapons convention.

Source: United News of Bangladesh