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Document ID (ISN)54285
CIS number 90-1335
ISBN(s) 92-825-9299-5
Year 1989
Convention or series no. EUR 11465 EN
Author(s) Olast M., Sinnaeve J.
Title Radiation protection - Seminar on applications, perspectives and limitations of comparative risk assessment and risk management
Bibliographic information Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 1989. 363p. Illus. Bibl. Price: ECU 32.50.
Abstract Papers presented at a seminar held in Nice (France), Sep. 1988. Topics covered include: the aims of comparative risk assessment and the issues likely to be faced by a decision maker; methods of risk assessment in a range of situations, and assumptions made; case studies in the areas of indoor pollution, radioactive and toxic wastes from power plants; limits of validity of application of the techniques from one field to another with reference to the need for decision making in the absence of absolutely determined technical information; risk management systems; use of psychological and social sciences as a way of improving the understanding of government decision making; future perspectives.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; hazard evaluation; safety analysis
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; threshold limit values; carcinogens; European Communities; disposal of radioactive waste; comparative study; nuclear power stations; major hazards; atmospheric pollution; health hazards; conference; electric power generation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Risk evaluation