Health & Fitness

The Risk Management of Safety and Dependability

by W Wong
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2010-04-16
Genre: Health & Fitness
Pages: 312 pages
ISBN 13: 1845699386
ISBN 10: 9781845699383
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle

Synopsis : The Risk Management of Safety and Dependability written by W Wong, published by Elsevier which was released on 2010-04-16. Download The Risk Management of Safety and Dependability Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. ... 88 mental state of humans, 87–8 results of bad risk management, 242 risk assessment matrix, 3–4 likelihood, 3–4 risk ranking matrix, 4 severity level, 3 typical likelihood level, 4 safety and reliability costs, 227–8 assets at risk, ... -- The issue of risk should be embedded into the mindset of every engineer and manager to improve safety and dependability. Companies can be held accountable through law when a gross failing in health and safety management has fatal consequences. Here risk management, the organisational structure required and the main factors needed for its successful execution are explored. What risks must be managed as a legal requirement? How is risk quantified? What methods can be used to reduce risk? Such questions are addressed, alongside case histories of disasters to illustrate failures in risk management. In an easy-to-read and accessible way, The risk management of safety and dependability presents the key factors involved in successful risk management, so that even non-experts in small and medium-sized organisations, as well as engineers and managers, can apply sound safety and dependability principles. Complies with the recommendations of the Engineering Technology Board Assesses ways of recognising hazards and procedures for reducing risk in the design of processes, plant and machinery Provides detailed accounts of three major disasters and describes the lessons to be learnt in relation to risk management