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Document ID (ISN)100083
CIS number 02-1198
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2151-0
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Reducing risks, protecting people: HSE's decision-making process
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. vi, 74p. Illus. 41 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract This document describes HSE's philosophy for securing the safety, health and welfare of persons at work and for protecting them against risks to safety and health arising from work activities. Contents: overview of risk and risk management issues; developments that have influence the decision-making approach; approach to reaching decisions on risk. In appendices: conventions adopted for undertaking risk assessments; identifying and considering options for new regulations, approved Codes of Practice and guidance; issues relevant to assessing risk-reduction options; statistics for comparing risks from different hazards.
Descriptors (primary) public OSH institutions; hazard evaluation; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) role of government; plant safety and health organization; enforcement; legislation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation