Risk Management System – A Conceptual Model

  • Arben Mullai
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 124)

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.


Risk Management Risk Communication International Maritime Organisation Risk Management Strategy Dangerous Good 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arben Mullai
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  1. 1.Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Division of Engineering LogisticsLund University, Lund Institute of TechnologyLundSweden

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