Improvement of Damage Range Calculation for First Response to Chemical Accidents

화학사고의 일차 대응을 위한 피해영향범위 산정 개선 방안

  • Received : 2016.08.29
  • Accepted : 2017.03.30
  • Published : 2017.04.30


Calculation of the damage impact of chemical accidents is an important element in site, and the initial isolation distance and the protective action distances are significant factors in coping the chemical accident. In this study, three major cities that represent each Province were selected, and the safety distances were calculated considering regional climate conditions. The results were compared with the prescribed values in Emergency Response Guidebook. It is concluded that the regional meteorological conditions such as temperature, vapour pressure, relative humidity, wind speed, and cloud cover should be reflected in estimating the initial isolation distance and the protective action distance.


initial isolation distance;protective action distances;emergency response guidebook


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Grant : 대규모 복합피해 지역에 대한 효율적인 복구방안 연구

Supported by : 국민안전처