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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Technological Risk Assessment, Erice, Sicily, Italy, May 20-31, 1981This volum... Weiterlesen
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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Technological Risk Assessment, Erice, Sicily, Italy, May 20-31, 1981

This volume describes the proceedin9s of a ~IATO Advanced Study Institute on Technological Risk Assessment, held ~1ay 20-31, 1981, at Erice, Sicily. The approach taken at the Erice meetin0 was to explore the multidisciplinary nature of risk assessment, rather than to focus on any single aspect or approach to risk assessment. This approach provided an overview of many different types of risk assessment \'Iork, as well as insilJht into how these different a~proaches are combined to provide esti~ates of risk. Additionally, understanding of the perception and public reaction to risk, and market and regulatory methods that lead to risk man agement were major topics of the meetin~. All but two of the papers in this volume were presented at that meeting by lecturers or ~artici~ants; the papers by Drs. Lave and Vesely were added by the editors because they are excellent complements to the other ra~ers. Also included is a comprehensive bibliography on the policy-related risk literature; this was developed by Covello and Abernathy of the U.S. ~4ational Science Foundation program on Technology Assess~ent and Risk Analysis.

Inhalt
I. Health Risk Assessment.- Problems in Health Measurements for the Risk Assessor.- Issues Related to Carcinogenic Risk Assessment from Animal Bioassay Data.- II. Engineering Risk Assessment.- Engineering Risk Analysis.- Quantities of Hazardous Materials.- The Wider Implications of the Canvey Island Study: A Discussion.- Benefits and Risks of Industrial Development with Special Regard to the Field of Power Production.- III. Risk Evaluation and Management.- Principles for Saving and Valuing Lives.- Eight Frameworks for Regulation.- A Comparison of Air Pollution Control Standards as Adopted in Various Industrialized Countries.- Actual and Perceived Risk: A Review of the Literature.- Psychological Aspects of Risk: The Assessment of Threat and Control.- IV. References.- Risk Analysis and Technological Hazards: A Policy-Related Bibliography.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Technological Risk Assessment
Editor:
EAN: 9789400961579
ISBN: 940096157X
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Netherlands
Anzahl Seiten: 376
Gewicht: 569g
Größe: H235mm x B155mm x T20mm
Jahr: 2011
Auflage: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984

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