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Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers

  • ID: 5007960
  • Book
  • August 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 212 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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To maximise sustainable competitiveness requires the identification and optimisation of the range of risks that can impact a business. Understanding the foundational principles of sociotechnical risk management is required to design and execute effective risk identification, optimisation and management within a business. Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers outlines those foundational principles. The book explains the underpinning theory of human-centred, sociotechnical risk management and how it can be applied to deliver real improvements in risk identification, understanding, analysis, control, communication and governance.

  • Describes the foundations of risk management
  • Explains how risk management and professional engineering practice are inter-related
  • Describes the role and importance of humans in risk management activities
  • Discusses the fundamentals of how to identify, assess, treat, monitor and review risks in high hazard industries
  • Discusses the range of operational risks faced by process companies, including safety and health, environmental and social risk, project risk and supply chain risk
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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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Hassall, Maureen
Lant, Paul
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