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Document ID (ISN)103693
CIS number 04-542
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 578-2001
Author(s) Portell Vidal M., Solé Gómez M.D.
Title The perception of risk: An evaluation procedure
Original title Riesgo percibido: un procedimiento de evaluación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 8p. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes a method for the evaluation of hazards as perceived by workers. After a discussion of the theoretical and methodological aspects, it goes on to describe a procedure for the dimensional evaluation of hazards as perceived by workers. The evaluation is carried out by means of a questionnaire concerning various risk factors, which workers quantify on a scale from 1 to 7. A three-dimensional data structure is obtained from which various analyses can be carried out, in particular the characteristic profile for each of the hazards evaluated.
Descriptors (primary) subjective assessment; hazard evaluation; risk awareness; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; data sheet; description of technique; risk factors
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Risk evaluation