Risk-Based Analysis for Environmental Managers: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Risk-Based Analysis for Environmental Managers

1st Edition

Edited by Kurt A. Frantzen

CRC Press

256 pages | 31 B/W Illus.

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Description

All corporations must perform evaluations to define the risks to public health and the environment. Your corporation can get the edge by evaluating risk with a process that begins with the "end-in-mind" for the property and that concludes with a cogently communicated argument that addresses the issues. With this in mind, Risk-Based Analysis for Environmental Managers provides scientific strategies and techniques for reducing corporate environment liabilities.

This practical guide provides a new, integrated perspective on the role of risk assessment in managing contaminated properties. It describes how to manage the assessment to impact decision making. The book provides you with a crisp, historical review and background development and an integrated technique called Risk-Based Analysis. This technique includes:

  • A problem formulation tool

  • Situation analysis techniques

  • Risk assessment management

  • Risk management option analysis

  • Guidance on the development of risk arguments and their communication

    Working with a foundation of knowledge and strength will enable you to build a creative, value-added position that minimizes the risk potential through cost-effective techniques and returns the impaired property to valuable use. Risk-Based Analysis will help you obtain this goal, and Risk-Based Analysis for Environmental Managers give you the tools you need to use Risk-Based Analysis to its full potential.

  • Table of Contents

    Reality-Based Management, Kurt A. Frantzen and Jerry Ackerman

    Environmental Risk Management, Kurt A. Frantzen

    Interfacing the Assessment, Management, and Communication of Risk, Cris Williams, Kurt A. Frantzen, and Judy Vangalio

    The Practice of Risk-Based Analysis, Kurt A. Frantzen, Cris Williams, Judy Vangalio, and Jerry Ackerman

    APPENDICES

    Evolution of the Risk Paradigm, Cris Williams

    Evaluating Financial Liability Implications of Environmental Risks, John Rosengard

    Risk Communication Basics, Sam Ostrow

    Risk-Based Analysis Workbook, Kurt A. Frantzen, Judy Vangalio, and Cris Williams

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    LAW034000
    LAW / Environmental
    TEC010000
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General