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Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee Guidotti

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780195135589

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.001.0001

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Risk Management

Risk Management

Chapter:
(p.143) 4 RISK MANAGEMENT
Source:
Basic Environmental Health
Author(s):

Annalee Yassi

Tord Kjellström

Theo de Kok

Tee L. Guidotti

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0004

This chapter outlines the principles of risk management. Topics discussed include risk evaluation, factors affecting the perception and acceptance of risk, prevention and control of exposure to environmental hazards, risk monitoring and use of indicators, special problems in managing environmental health risks, and cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis on interventions.

Keywords:   risk management, environmental quality, environmental health risks, risk evaluation, control of exposure, cost-effectiveness

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