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Risk Communication: With reference to SEVESO II Directive
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Ecology (moved 20130630).
2002 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose with this master thesis is to sum up the research in the field of riskcommunication and to work out some recommendations for establishments, which are goingto implement risk communication. The report starts with a background part, which gives anintroduction to the field of risk communication. The laws and standards related to the field aresummarised and so are also the research and the literature in the field of risk communication.Afterwards follows some examples of different aim and goals with risk communication thatestablishments might have.

The next part of the report is supposed to give a view of where the industry stands to day.Four companies from the chemical industry are presented and so is their work with riskcommunication. One of the companies Hydro Agri, took part in a following up study whichevaluated the their risk communication.The most interesting results from the study aresummarised in the report.

The report ends up with a discussion part, which emphasises the import of translating theresults from the research into practical use for establishments and also the import of settingaims and goals with risk communication. Finally there are some recommendations forestablishments, which are up to implement risk communication.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. , 34 p.
, TRITA-KET-IM, ISSN 1402-7615 ; 2002:13
National Category
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-32501OAI: diva2:410885
Subject / course
Industrial Ecology
Educational program
Degree of Master - Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure
Note NR 20140804

Available from: 2016-03-26 Created: 2011-04-15 Last updated: 2016-03-26Bibliographically approved

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