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Document ID (ISN)78276
CIS number 02-304
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Arévalo Fernández T.
Title Management of environmental risks: Key factor in enterprise decision-making
Original title Gestión de los riesgos medioambientales: factor clave en las decisiones empresariales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2001, Vol.21, No.84, p.31-37. Illus.
Abstract Environmental impact is increasingly taken into consideration by enterprises. Before any major decisions, environmental criteria are analysed and evaluated. Consequently, environmental management must be recognized as being an essential element of company expansion policy. In this article, a tool for managing the risks to the environment, ranking them by importance and classifying them is presented. It assists decision-making required for avoiding or eliminating environmental hazards. The economic aspects of environmental risk management with respect to the remediation of polluted sites must also be taken into consideration.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; plant safety and health organization; environmental pollution
Descriptors (secondary) economic aspects; role of management; description of technique; neighbourhood protection
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
Risk evaluation