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John Spouge

John Spouge

John Spouge is a Senior Principal Consultant, specialising in risk assessment, based in DNV GL's London office. John started work in 1978 as an apprentice naval architect; graduated in Ship Science at Southampton University, and conducted research into ship safety for the National Maritime Institute. With the independent consultants Technica, and subsequently DNV (now part of DNV GL), he has analysed the risks of diverse activities, including offshore installations, petrochemical facilities, road and rail transport, airports, air traffic control centres, helicopters, ships, ports, waste disposal, food processing and public health issues.

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Risk criteria - how safe is safe enough?

Risk criteria - how safe is safe enough?

John Spouge introduces the subject of risk criteria. Why do they vary so much? How can an organisation decide which ones to use? ...

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Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Road transport risk assessment can help tanker (or "tank truck") operators manage their reputational risks. John Spouge explains how. ...

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Major incident descriptions – a gap in offshore safety resources?

Major incident descriptions – a gap in offshore safety resources?

Since Piper Alpha, very few descriptions of major incidents such as hydrocarbon releases on offshore installations have been published. John Spouge thinks this is an important gap in safety management resources. ...

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