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Public Safety and Risk Assessment (Earthscan Risk in Society)



This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the ‘reenfranchisement’ of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety activities interfering with public life, preventing some beneficial activity from taking place — even creating absurd or dangerous situations. On the one hand, risk assessment, properly conducted, is…

Public Safety And Risk Assessment

Pub Date : 2014-04-08 | Author : David J. Ball | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317972419
ISBN 13 : 1317972414

This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past deca..

Reclaiming Health And Safety For All

Pub Date : 2011-11-28 | Author : Ragnar Lèfstedt | Publisher : The Stationery Office

ISBN 10 : 0101821921
ISBN 13 : 9780101821926

The focus of this review has been on the 200 or so regulations and the 53 Approved codes of practice owned by the Health and Safety Executive. It concentrates on areas where eviden..

Risk Analysis And Human Behavior

Pub Date : 2013-06-17 | Author : Baruch Fischhoff | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136495793
ISBN 13 : 1136495797

The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One i..

Explaining Risk Analysis

Pub Date : 2016-09-13 | Author : Michael R Greenberg | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781317298427
ISBN 13 : 131729842X

Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few ..

The Tolerability Of Risk

Pub Date : 2013-09-05 | Author : Frederic Bouder | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136551819
ISBN 13 : 1136551816

There is an increasing dissatisfaction about how risk is regulated, leading to vivid debates about the use of 'risk assessment' and 'precaution'. As a result, academics, government..

Anthropology And Risk

Pub Date : 2015-04-24 | Author : Asa Boholm | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317754619
ISBN 13 : 1317754611

Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by cultu..

Social Trust And The Management Of Risk

Pub Date : 2013-12-16 | Author : George Cvetkovich | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134190140
ISBN 13 : 113419014X

Social trust is a crucial issue to many aspects of modern society. Policy makers continually aspire to winning it and corporations frequently run the risk of losing it. The 'trust ..

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