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Risk Assessment

A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks

Popov, Georgi / Lyon, Bruce K. / Hollcroft, Bruce D.


2. Auflage Januar 2022
480 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-75592-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Risk Assessment

Explore the fundamentals of risk assessment with references to the latest standards, methodologies, and approaches

The Second Edition of Risk Assessment: A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks delivers a practical exploration of a wide array of risk assessment tools in the contexts of preliminary hazard analysis, job safety analysis, task analysis, job risk assessment, personnel protective equipment hazard assessment, failure mode and effect analysis, and more.

The distinguished authors discuss the latest standards, theories, and methodologies covering the fundamentals of risk assessments, as well as their practical applications for safety, health, and environmental professionals with risk assessment responsibilities. "What If"/Checklist Analysis Methods are included for additional guidance.

Now in full color, the book includes interactive exercises, links, videos, and online risk assessment tools that can be immediately applied by working practitioners. The authors have also included:
* Material that reflects the latest updates to ISO standards, the ASSP Technical Report, and the ANSI Z590.3 Prevention through Design standard
* New hazard phrases for chemical hazards in the Globally Harmonized System, as well as NIOSH's new occupational exposure banding tool
* The new risk-based approach featured in the NAVY IH Field Manual
* New chapters covering business continuity, causal factors analysis, and layers of protection analysis and barrier analysis

An indispensable resource for employed safety professionals in a variety of industries, business leaders and staff personnel with safety responsibilities, and environmental engineers Risk Assessment: A Practical Guide to Assessing Operational Risks is also useful for students in safety, health, and environmental science courses.


Chapter 1: Risk Assessments: Their Significance

Chapter 2: Risk Assessment Standards and Definitions

Chapter 3: Risk Assessment Fundamentals

Chapter 4: Defining Risk Assessment Criteria

Chapter 5: Fundamental Techniques

Chapter 6: Preliminary Hazard and Risk Analysis

Chapter 7: 'What-if' Analysis Methods

Chapter 8: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Chapter 9: Bow-Tie Analysis Methodology

Chapter 10: Layers of Control Analysis

Chapter 11: Prevention through Design (PtD) and Design Safety Reviews

Chapter 12: Industrial Hygiene Risk Assessment

Chapter 13: Machine Risk Assessments

Chapter 14: Project Oriented Risk Assessments

Chapter 15: Food Processing Risk Assessments

Chapter 16: Ergonomic Risk Assessment

Chapter 17: Assessing Operational Risks at an Organizational Level

Chapter 18: Risk Assessment Applications in Lean Six Sigma and Environmental Management Systems

Chapter 19: Business Continuity Plan

Chapter 20: Communicate Risk
Georgi Popov, PhD, QEP, CSP, ARM, SMS, CMC, FAIHA, is a Professor of Safety Sciences at the University of Central Missouri, where he teaches risk assessment, safety management, environmental, and sustainability courses. His research focuses include industrial hygiene, safety management, risk management, Lean Six Sigma, alternative fuels, and air quality.

Bruce K. Lyon, CSP, P.E., SMS, ARM, CHMM, is Vice President of Brown & Brown. He has over 38 years of experience with facilitating, conducting and consulting in operational risk assessment in a variety of industries.

Bruce D. Hollcroft, CSP, ARM, CHMM, is Senior Rick Control Specialist with PayneWest Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency Company in Spokane, Washington. He has nearly 40 years of experience providing safety and risk control services to a variety of industries of all sizes.