Risk Management System – A Conceptual Model
This chapter deals with the topic of risk management concerning the transportation of dangerous goods. The evidence presented derives from a European project – the DaGoB (Safe and Reliable Transport Chains of Dangerous Goods in the Baltic Sea Region) project,1 as well as the author’s own research in the field. One of the main objectives of the DaGoB project is to enhance and transfer the knowledge in the field at local, national, regional and international levels.
The chapter begins with definitions of the central concepts, namely risk analysis, assessment and management. Then, a unified concept of the risk management system is provided. The main phases, stages and steps presented in the model are explored in some detail.
KeywordsRisk Management Risk Communication International Maritime Organisation Risk Management Strategy Dangerous Good
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