Encyclopedia of Public Health

2008 Edition
| Editors: Wilhelm Kirch

Risk Management

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5614-7_3043

Synonyms

Human activity integrating risk identification; Assessment and mitigation

Definition

Risk management strategies include: avoiding the risk, reducing adverse consequences, accepting some or all of the consequences (e. g. “living with floods”), and risk transfer.

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