Canadian Nuclear Society

Société Nucléaire Canadienne

480 University Ave., Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V2

Telephone: (416) 977-7620 Fax: (416) 977-8131

The Toronto Branch of the Canadian Nuclear Society and OPG Probabilistic Risk

Assessment Department Communications Team Announce a Public Seminar

Speaker: Mr. Marcello Oliverio, Section Manager (Acting), Probabilistic Risk Assessment Department (PRAD), Ontario Power Generation Inc.

Topic: Risk Assessment and Management of Chemical Hazards

Date and Time: 11:45 AM - 1 PM, Thursday November 2, 2000

Location: Main Auditorium, OPG Head office, 700 University Ave., Toronto

Visitors please enter the OPG front doors outside Queens Park subway station and take the stairs or elevator to the Mezzanine Level and follow the signs.

Coffee and donuts will be provided.


The primary safety concern at nuclear plants is the radiological hazard. A growing concern (employee & public) at OPG,N nuclear sites is the chemical hazard. Risk Assessment/Risk Management has evolved into the state-of-the-art process for managing risks associated with radiological, chemical and other hazards.

The presentation will discuss the following:

Speaker's Biography

Marcello Oliverio is currently the Acting Section Manager in the Consequence & Special Studies section of PRAD. He holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Marcello worked in the Risk Management and Safety Engineering fields for about 16 years - the last 10 with OH/OPG. Prior to joining OH he participated in numerous risk assessment projects in the chemical and allied industries. He has been a member of MIACC's Risk Assessment Expert Committee (Major Industrial Accident Council of Canada), helping formulate chemical risk guidelines that are currently widely used across Canada.

In his present position within OPG,N, Marcello has periodically undertaken chemical risk assessments that have addressed both worker safety and public safety concerns.

For more information, please see and follow Branches -> Toronto

Or freely contact either:

Adam McLean, University of Toronto, Teruo Takahashi, Marubeni Canada Ltd.

(416) 535-0616, (416) 368-1171 ext. 232,