Chapter 77. Risk Assessment and Management

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Ragnar E. Löfstedt

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch77

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Löfstedt, R. E. (1997) Risk Assessment and Management, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch77

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • assessment;
  • hazards;
  • amalgamation;
  • retroactive;
  • causation theory

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Risk and Risk Management

  • History of Risk Management

  • Actors in the Risk Management Process

  • Present Risk Management Controversies

  • Risk Management for the Future

  • Management of Large Industrial Risks

  • Large Industrial Accidents

  • Conclusions

  • References