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ID (ISN) del documento46941
Número CIS 86-1623
ISSN - Título de la serie 0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Carnes S.A.
Título Institutional issues affecting the transport of hazardous materials in the United States: Anticipating strategic management needs
Información bibliográfica Aug. 1986, Vol.13, No.3, p.257-277. 49 ref.
Resumen The transportation of hazardous materials occurs in the context of a complex and dynamic institutional environment. This environment comprises the attention and actions of a diverse cast of characters, ranging from the transport industry itself to self-appointed overseers of hazardous materials transport (HMT). In addition to concerns over protection of public health and the environment, institutional issues include discussions of the appropriate division of political authority and responsibility, trust in diverse political authorities, and financial liability and the provision of sufficient emergency response capabilities in the event of transport accidents. Changes in the institutional environment may be anticipated as the volume of HMT increases, as communications among institutional actors increase, and these actors become increasingly specialised and professionalised. Planning for such changes may profit from a consideration of alternative institutional management strategies emphasising different degrees of openness among affected institutions.
Descriptores (primarios) substancias peligrosas; programas de seguridad; transporte de mercancias; Estados Unidos
Descriptores (secundarios) protección del vecindario
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Transport of materials
Safety programmes