Risk Assessment A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks

Risk Assessment A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks
Risk Assessment A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks

Risk Assessment A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks by Bruce Hollcroft, Bruce K. Lyon, and Georgi Popov. The book provides the fundamentals of risk assessment, with many practical applications, for undergraduate and graduate students and employed safety, health, and environmental professionals who recognize that they are expected to have risk assessment capabilities. This text serves the needs of professors at a university level who recognize that their students have knowledge and capability with respect to risk assessment while addressing seven of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) criteria for safety programs. In addition, the book serves as a primer for employed safety professionals who need a practical guide on various risk assessment techniques.

The Contents of A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks

  • Risk Assessments: Their Significance and the Role of the Safety Professional
  • Risk Assessment Standards and Definitions
  • Risk Assessment Fundamentals
  • Defining Risk Assessment Criteria
  • A Guide to Fire Safety Engineering
  • Fundamental Techniques
  • What-If Hazard Analysis
  • Preliminary Hazard Analysis
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Bow-Tie Risk Assessment Methodology
  • Design Safety Reviews
  • Occupational Hygiene and Risk Management
  • Risk Assessment and the Prevention Through Design (PtD) Model
  • Industrial Hygiene Risk Assessment
  • Machine Risk Assessments
  • Project-Oriented Risk Assessments
  • Food Processing Risk Assessments
  • Ergonomic Risk Assessment
  • Environmental health and hazard risk assessment principles and calculations
  • Assessing Operational Risks at an Organizational Level
  • Business Aspects of Operational Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment: Global Perspectives

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