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Hazard Perception Theory Test

Enviado em 25 de jul de 2007
Information video on the hazard part of the DSA theory test
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Cities failing to plan for risks from extreme weather and other hazards,...

Publicado em 17 de mai de 2016
Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather and other hazards, due to rapid urbanization and population growth. According to the World Bank, cities need to put in place more resilient infrastructure and preventive policies.

Hazard, Risk & Safety - Understanding Risk Assessment, Management and Pe...

Publicado em 24 de nov de 2014
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Hazard, Risk & Safety
Danger, risques et sécurité
Gevaar, risico's en veiligheid
Peligro, riesgo y seguridad
Опасность, риск и безопасность

We all hear these terms on a daily basis. So and so a chemical, physical or a biological agent poses a risk; This or that product is a hazard or behaving a certain way is unsafe.

A lot of the time “hazard” and “risk” are freely used to mean the same thing. However they are not.

Hazard is the potential to cause harm. Risk on the other hand is the likelihood of harm in defined circumstances.

In a nutshell, hazard and risk are not always aligned as the risk depends on the exposure to the hazard ; similarly, risk, safety and perception of risk are not always aligned; this can make political decisions regarding safety levels difficult to make, in these cases it is especially important to base them on facts rather than on subjective perceptions.

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Hazard ID and Risk Assessment

Publicado em 5 de mar de 2014
This video will assist Prevention Officers in understanding the definition of Risk versus Hazard, and the steps to conduct a quantitative risk assessment. - created at http://goanimate.com/

What is environmental risk assessment?

Publicado em 16 de jul de 2013
The environment is a broad concept that describes our surroundings. It includes air, water, land, plants and wildlife. Environmental risk assessment is a scientific process that identifies and evaluates threats to the environment, in particular to living organisms, their habitats and ecosystems. An EFSA scientist explains how this process helps to ensure that products that are put on the European market do not cause unacceptable harm to the environment.


Publicado em 8 de mai de 2010
Ecological Risk Assessment Specialty Group sponsored workshop held at SRA's 2008 meeting.