“Assessment and Communication of Risk: A Pocket Text for Health and Safety Professionals,” by Eric Liberda, addresses a long-needed gap in risk assessment resources for students and professionals in all health and safety professions.
Risk assessment and risk-based decision-making are critical skills in today’s health and safety scenario. There has, nevertheless, been a demand for a handy pocket or desk reference that gives adequate theoretical background to do basic risk assessments, as well as clear explanations, practical applications, and worked examples. This book fills that void.
The book offers a practical reference for evaluating risks in a variety of applications, as well as an aid in the design of bigger project-based assessments. It discusses the two basic numerical processes used in risk assessment: probabilistic, or “catastrophic,” risk assessment, and quantitative, or “chronic,” risk assessment. It also includes chapters on qualitative risk assessment and approaches to food-related concerns. The last chapter digs into individual risk perception and provides advice and direction on building effective risk communication strategies with the general public and the media. The book also includes a plethora of case studies for study and learning.
“Assessment and Communication of Risk: A Pocket Text for Health and Safety Professionals” provides students in all health and safety areas with a one-stop reference. It is a must-have resource for professionals in public health, occupational health and safety, hospitals, environmental assessment offices, and government agencies such as the ministries of health, labor, and the environment. This book will provide you with the knowledge and techniques you need to navigate the complicated world of risk assessment and successfully communicate risks to various stakeholders, whether you are a student or a seasoned practitioner.