Guidelines for Developing Quantitative Safety Risk Criteria

Guidelines for Developing Quantitative Safety Risk Criteria

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Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470261408

Online ISBN: 9780470552940

DOI: 10.1002/9780470552940

About this Book

  • Written by a committee of safety professionals, this book creates a foundation document for the development and application of risk tolerance criteria
  • Helps safety managers evaluate the frequency, severity and consequence of human injury
  • Includes examples of risk tolerance criteria used by NASA, Earthquake Response teams and the International Maritime Organization, amongst others
  • Helps achieve consistency in risk-based decision-making
  • Reduces potential liabilities in the use of quantitative risk tolerance criteria through reference to an industry guidance document

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