Risk analysis is the method of analyzing the dangers to individuals, businesses, and government agencies posed by potential natural and man-made hazards. Designed as a practical, in-the-field toolkit, this book details every aspect of how a risk assessment is performed, showing the proper tool to be used at various steps in the process, as well as locating the tool that best fits the risk assessment task at hand. With numerous industry-specific case studies, the book provides readers with complete examples of how each of the techniques can be used in a variety of real-world situations.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Lee T. Ostrom , Cheryl Wilhelmsen
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Dimensions: Width: 15.70cm , Height: 3.20cm , Length: 24.00cm
ISBN 10: 047089203
Publication Date: 24 July 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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It should prove invaluable reading for novices and experts alike. ( RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal , 1 May 2013)
Lee T. Ostrom, PhD, has worked in the fields of risk assessment, industrial safety, ergonomics, and human factors for over thirty years. A Certified Professional Ergonomist and Certified Safety Professional, he has been an assistant professor and degree coordinator for the industrial technology degree program at the University of Idaho. He is the author of Creating the Ergonomically Sound Workplace. Cheryl A. Wilhelmsen is an assistant professor at APUS/AMU and consults with NASA Ames in the area of aviation inspection. In her thirty year career, she has conducted hundreds of ergonomic assessments and risk assessments from offices to nuclear hot cells. She has a master's of science in industrial technology from the University of Idaho and is currently a PhD.ABD.
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