22. The Story of Quantified Risk and its Place in Slope Safety Policy in Hong Kong

  1. Thomas Glade1,
  2. Malcolm Anderson2 and
  3. Michael J. Crozier3
  1. Andrew W. Malone

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470012659.ch22

Landslide Hazard and Risk

Landslide Hazard and Risk

How to Cite

Malone, A. W. (2005) The Story of Quantified Risk and its Place in Slope Safety Policy in Hong Kong, in Landslide Hazard and Risk (eds T. Glade, M. Anderson and M. J. Crozier), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470012659.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Bonn

  2. 2

    University of Bristol

  3. 3

    University of Wellington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471486633

Online ISBN: 9780470012659

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Keywords:

  • quantified risk;
  • slope safety policy;
  • Hong Kong;
  • slope safety;
  • public policy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Questions That Arise in the Public Policy Debate

  • Peter Lumb's Contribution to Risk Quantification

  • Managing the Safety of Major Industrial Hazards

  • The Risk Management Tool in Slope Safety Policy in the 1990s

  • QRA Research Programme

  • Summary of Applications of QRA in Slope Safety Policy in Hong Kong

  • Discussion on Risk Quantification in Slope Safety Policy

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements