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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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Why quantify risks? Good and bad reasons for quantifying risks

Why quantify risks? Good and bad reasons for quantifying risks

John Spouge considers the motivation for quantifying risks, distinguishing 13 possible reasons - some better than others. ...

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Harmonised risk criteria: Why and How?

John Spouge explains the motivation for a recent project on harmonised risk criteria for dangerous goods transport, and finds parallels to the Brexit debate. ...

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What is the risk of crossing the road?

Quantification of the societal and individual risks of death for pedestrians crossing the road, and some thoughts on how dangerous it is. “It’s not as dangerous as crossing the road” – it is a common benchmark to put risks into perspectiv ...

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