Communication and Environmental Risk Management in a Vertical Housing Project: A Case Study PATRICIA BRANT MOURÃO TEIXEIRA MENDES CARLOS CELSO DO AMARAL E SILVA, HEALTH PUBLIC SCHOOL(FSP)/ USP, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL 2008
COMMUNICATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL RISK MANAGEMENT FAU FSP IPT PILOT RESEARCH
GOAL DEVELOP AN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RISK PLAN TO BE DISCUSSED, PLANNED AND MANAGED BY THE RESIDENTS FROM THEIR SOCIAL DEMANDS.
42 FAMILIES 174 PEOPLE 23 % ARE UNDER TEN YEARS OF AGE. FAMILY INCOME US$ 600,00 87% ARE UNDER 40 YEARS OF AGE UNFINISHED SEVEN-FLOOR BUILDING SÃO PAULO CENTRAL AREA
METHODOLOGY PARTICIPATION ON COLLECTIVE DECISION MAKING POPULATION ACCESS TO INFORMATION CAPACITATION SOCIAL GROUP “ CONSTRUCTOR MANAGEMENT PLAN COLLECTIVE KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION LEARNING NEW SKILLS
CONSTRUCTOR GROUP METHODOLOGY Constructor Group Dynamic What kind? What you can do and what you must do? What is the intensity? Which risk? MISSION: Elaborate a management risk plan TOOLS: photos, dynamics groups, posters capacitations. What to do and what to supervise?
DWELLERS’ ENVIRONMENTAL RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN Danger : critical situation that can cause damage; Risk : Kind of Event that has probability to occur causing damage; Cause : factors that can cause risk; Consequence : what can happen when risk becomes a fact; Impact ( I1 ): size of the impact: If High A , Medium M and Low B ; Risk Probability (P2) : High A , Medium M and Low B ; Risk Acceptability (A3 ): Not tolerable NT, manageable GE and recklessness NE; What we can do : Preventive procedures to minimize the risk from becoming a reality New rules to use the electric energy until the new electric systems Fire extinguisher NT A A Loss of personal belongings, loss of a place to live, death, Loss of furniture, etc Super heating of the electric wiring Fire Electric System Net What we can do A3 P2 I1 CONSEQUENCE CAUSE RISK DANGER
RESULTS physical Economic environmental ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE. Social
This experience has shown that it is possible to empower the inhabitants through the participation in the collective decision-making process , new knowledge and abilities , sense of belonging, new behavior and also a possibility of news projects to enhance the quality of life. CONSIDERATION