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Document ID (ISN)55235
CIS number 91-280
Year 1988
Convention or series no. EUR 11555
Author(s) Baram M.S.
Commission of the European Communities
Title Corporate risk management - Industrial responsibility for risk communication in the European Community and in the United States
Bibliographic information Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 1988. 116p. Bibl.
Abstract This report on corporate management focuses on the responsibility of private firms in the EEC and the USA to communicate hazard and risk information to government officials and persons at risk. It covers: an overview and analysis of the industrial risk management function and its goals; a review of the emergence of risk communication policies in the EEC and the USA which apply to private firms dealing with hazardous substances; legal requirements for the use of risk communication to protect worker health in the EEC and the USA; an evaluation of the influence of such requirements on industrial risk management programs; conclusions.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; USA; European Communities; role of management; hazard evaluation; legislation; safety analysis
Descriptors (secondary) occupational safety; economic aspects; report; dangerous substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation