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Cost per severe accident as an index for severe accident consequence assessment and its applications

Kampanart Silva, Yuki Ishiwatari, Shogo Takahara
2014 Reliability Engineering & System Safety  
"Cost per severe accident" is introduced as an index for that purpose.  ...  The ways to use the cost per severe accident for optimization of radiation protection countermeasures and for estimation of the effects of accident management strategies are discussed as its applications  ...  -The cost per severe accident was concluded more comprehensive than the amount of source term as an index to quantify the consequences of severe accidents.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ress.2013.11.004 fatcat:vy23x7e3i5fprokr52zfftgwwe


Widomar Carpes Jr, Ingeborg Sell
2004 Revista Produção Online  
After differentiating between safety and reliability and reviewing ways of assessment, this paper presents a new method for assess the safety of products, utilizing the frequency and consequences of accidents  ...  At the end, an application of the method is made for the measurement of safety performance for equipment used in the furniture industry.  ...  Application of safety assessment demonstrates that it may be used with different products, and thus applicable with any product.  ... 
doi:10.14488/1676-1901.v4i1.300 fatcat:skfiu2x2vrcbniggssa2ipop7u

Tangible Assets Threats and Hazards: Risk Assessment and Management in the Port Domain

Constantinos I. Chlomoudis, Petros L. Pallis, Ernestos S. Tzannatos
2017 Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering  
An empirical study is contacted for the years of 2003~2012, in order to provide evidence for risk assessment and management in an economic effective way, regarding port assets damages and losses, at the  ...  This paper presents a risk management methodology, seeking to investigate a process of assessing the assets hazards and damages into the domain of port container terminal, by taking into account its different  ...  As shown in Table 8 , the application of an RCO will not only lower the risk level from "6" to "3" depending on the RCO influence upon the frequency and/or the severity of the risk, but it will do so  ... 
doi:10.17265/2328-2142/2017.05.004 fatcat:uo45ilunufhjnefumjo744ozoy


Agnes Wangai, Utku Kale, Sergey Kinzhikeyev
2020 Transport  
Such an index might be called as transport total sustainability index.  ...  It aims to demonstrate the applicability of this methodology, which involves evaluation of impacts in more detailed forms, two parts calculation methods namely impact of road transport safety aspects and  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by Hungarian National Project EFOP-3.6.1-16-2016-00014 "Investigation and Development of the Disruptive Technologies for e-Mobility and their ntegration into the  ... 
doi:10.3846/transport.2020.13909 fatcat:r3kme6symfgwlmomgmlfsrktdq

Integrated Environmental Risk Assessment of Major Accidents in the Transport of Hazardous Substances

Ales Bernatik, David Rehak, Valerio Cozzani, Pavel Foltin, Jarmil Valasek, Frantisek Paulus
2021 Sustainability  
At present, the environmental risk assessment of major accidents is mainly carried out for stationary risk sources.  ...  The key point of the method is the conversion of local-specific data concerning the risk potential of the transported substance, the consequences and the probability of a major accident, and environmental  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132111993 fatcat:jt2zhyjhcbggbp54btefan5ppi


József Rohács, Dániel Rohács
2020 Transport  
The preliminary results demonstrate the applicability of the defined index and its evaluation methodology. It also shows the limitations of traditional cost models.  ...  As such, it combines the life-cycle emissions evaluation and transport costing methods. It contains the total operational and total impact costs.  ...  Project EFOP-3.6.1-16-2016-00014 "Investigation and Development of the Disruptive Technologies for e-Mobility and their Integration into the Engineering Education (IDEA-E)".  ... 
doi:10.3846/transport.2020.12640 fatcat:p4oik4nodrezlp5dvpbrq5eg6q

Risk Assessment of a Battery-Powered High-Speed Ferry Using Formal Safety Assessment

Haibin Wang, Evangelos Boulougouris, Gerasimos Theotokatos, Alexandros Priftis, Guangyu Shi, Mikal Dahle, Edmund Tolo
2020 Safety  
and consequences thus allowing for the identification of the most severe hazards.  ...  The derived results indicate that the application of battery power systems for high speed ferries exhibits low and acceptable accident frequencies.  ...  The consequence index ranges from 1 to 5 showing the severity of the consequence based on the impact of hazards on cost or human life.  ... 
doi:10.3390/safety6030039 fatcat:jpfzizq2gnazxmyz5dfivlw5ky


Constantinos I. Chlomoudis, Petros L. Pallis, Ernestos S. Tzannatos
2016 International Journal for transport and traffic engineering  
The applicability of the PRA is demonstrated for human accidents with reference to the container terminal of the Port of Piraeus, in Greece.  ...  The PRA is structured to include all steps from risk identification and assessment to risk control cost/benefit assessment and recommendation, and is capable of modelling all probable port risks on human  ...  Table 6 6 Risk Assessment for Human Accidents in Port Container Terminal of Piraeus A/A Risks Frequency Severity Risk Assessment 1st Falling of a Container 3 4 12 2nd Table 7 7 Consequences  ... 
doi:10.7708/ijtte.2016.6(4).01 fatcat:25a5wp7ppjbhjlbddbk6gobhkq

Safety ranking definition for infrastructures with high PTW flow

Antonella Ragnoli, Maria Vittoria Corazza, Paola Di Mascio
2018 Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English ed. Online)  
This paper reports the main outcome of study carried out in Rome, where this mode is very popular and assesses the economic efforts to make infrastructure safer for PTWs.  ...  The methodology, extensively described in the paper, includes three steps: the accident analysis, the development of economic indicators of accidents costs, the maintenance priority.  ...  BACD is the basis accident cost density and represents the expected average annual amount of road accidents per kilometer and per severity levels.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jtte.2018.01.004 fatcat:amphorrqwrhm5ndycyq5vo5t6y

Impact of a Lower Conservation Budget on Road Safety Indices

M. Rojo, H. Gonzalo-Orden, A. Linares, L. dell'Olio
2018 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
The results show a strong relation between the Risk Index and the maintenance budget, measured as an average of the last years.  ...  Thus, we analyze whether significant changes over recent years are perceptible in the road safety indexes in Spain, in terms of risk, accident fatality, and accident severity.  ...  Finally, the Severity Index indicates the probability of dying once an accident has been occurred.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/9570465 fatcat:uyhw3cp4hnchbhxg6vrhzpdwwu

Comparative Analysis of the Maritime Venture Risk and the Cost of Averting a Fatality in the Republic of Croatia
Komparativna analiza rizika u pomorstvu i cijene sprečavanja pogibelji u Republici Hrvatskoj

Dario Medić, Zvonimir Lušić, Rino Bošnjak
2019 Naše More (Dubrovnik)  
Although it may be inappropriate to discuss the price of a human life, it is nevertheless possible to calculate it by formal mathematical procedures through the Cost of Averting a Fatality (CAF) and the  ...  This methodology has allowed to produce -and to present in this paper -the above values for the Republic of Croatia for the very first time.  ...  An analysis of Tables 3 and 4 results in the formula that is a preerquisite for creating a Risk matrix (Table 5) : [13] (2) Where: RI -Risk index, FI -Frequency index, and SI -Severity index.  ... 
doi:10.17818/nm/2019/2.3 fatcat:pwz6b2vswbectnd2dhg2xyqlu4

Obtaining FMEA's indices for occupational safety in civil construction: a theoretical contribution

Andre Luis De Oliveira Cavaignac, Jhelison Gabriel Lima Uchoa
2018 Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management  
To obtain the severity tables, the conversion of concepts of maintenance and reliability to concepts of accident severity was performed.  ...  For the occurrence table the Ford Handbook model was used (FORD, 2011), and as the database of accident statistics the most up-to-date social security yearbook was used (FAZENDA, 2016).  ...  Civil construction is an important element for the Brazilian economy and it is essential as an instrument of public policies, since it guarantees the generation of employment and income (Mello and Amorim  ... 
doi:10.14488/bjopm.2018.v15.n4.a9 fatcat:pjw2ixzomnfndc353r2c6iw6ku

Analysis of environmental risks and accidents at work in urban solid waste collection services

Caroline Cipolatto Ferrão, Jorge André Ribas Moraes
2021 Gestão & Produção  
Furthermore, the elaboration of Action Plans and application of the 5W2H Quality Management tool proved to be excellent tools for assessments regarding the minimization of environmental impacts and the  ...  as suffering accident.  ...  and for the environment, and then an index risk was calculated.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1806-9649.2020v28e4885 fatcat:ggxbt52tb5f4hcnojsnb4mfb4u

Optimization procedure to select an inherently safer design scheme

Saeed Eini, Bahman Abdolhamidzadeh, Genserik Reniers, Davood Rashtchian
2015 Chemical engineering research & design  
The objective function is the sum of accident costs and plant lifecycle processing costs. For assessing accident costs, consequence modeling techniques and probit functions are applied.  ...  The application of the proposed procedure is demonstrated by selecting an optimum process scheme for a Refrigeration plant as a case study.  ...  an accident occurs, it imposes some direct and indirect costs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.psep.2014.05.002 fatcat:hqdntidngvg5tnzy3vqrlhlfqi

Evaluating bus accident risks in public transport

Fabio Porcu, Alessandro Olivo, Giulio Maternini, Benedetto Barabino
2020 Transportation Research Procedia  
Previous research identified patterns of bus accidents and shed light on understanding the effects of many factors regarding frequency and severity of bus accidents.  ...  Next, it integrates these terms, to build a risk bus accident function providing a ranking of safety performance for each route.  ...  Authors are very grateful to the CTM senior management for its support of this work and the opportunity to illustrate the results.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2020.03.037 fatcat:cqnz3u66lrdbfibduwtsxrmkdq
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