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Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers

  • ID: 5007960
  • Book
  • December 2021
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers outlines foundational principles, explaining the underpinning theory of human-centered, sociotechnical risk management and how it can be applied to deliver real improvements in risk identification, understanding, analysis, control, communication and governance. To maximize sustainable competitiveness requires the identification and optimization of the range of risks that can impact a business. Hence, understanding the foundational principles of sociotechnical risk management is required to design and execute effective risk identification, optimization and management strategies.
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SECTION A INTRODUCTION 1. Risk in the process industries

SECTION B THE FOUNDATIONS 2. Fundamentals of risk management 3. Professional practice 4. Humans and risk

SECTION C KEY RISK MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 5. Identify, assess and treat risks 6. Monitor and review risk management

SECTION D THE OPERATIONAL RISKS 7. Safety and Health 8. Project Risk 9. Environmental and Social Risk 10. Supply Chain Risks

SECTION E CLOSING 11. Achieving Sustainable Operational Excellence

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Maureen Hassall Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia.

Maureen Hassall is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland and director of UQ R!SK, a leading-edge, multidisciplinary initiative that crosses the fields of industrial risk and human factors. Maureen works collaboratively with a broad range of safety critical industries to develop better human-centred risk management approaches that improve companies' operational performance and competitiveness. Her industry-focused research is motivated by 18 years of industry experience working in a number of different countries and in a variety of roles including specialist engineering, line management, organisational change and business performance improvement roles.
Maureen also develops and delivers risk management and human factors training, education and advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students and well as directly to industry. In addition she supervises Masters and PhD candidates undertaking industry focused human factors and operational risk related research.
Paul Lant Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Paul Lant is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland. Paul has a long history of teaching and research at UQ, and he has held a variety of roles. He has led many new teaching initiatives and been a key player in establishing UQ Chemical Engineering as a world leader in chemical engineering education innovation. He has started several commercial ventures and has been a Director of several companies. Paul co-founded UQ R!SK with his colleague Dr Maureen Hassall in 2015. UQ R!SK is an interdisciplinary initiative to deliver practical, evidence-based outcomes that help hazardous industries address current and future risk challenges. The vision for UQ R!SK is to be a world leader in developing practical and innovative, human-centred operational risk management approaches that deliver real improvements in performance and sustainable competitiveness for hazardous industries.
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