The Risk Management Process

Freddy Madsen
2000 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
The risk management process (Figure 1 ) is incorporated into a growing number of standards and guidelines. Japan, Canada, and Australia have adapted the process to prevent future disasters, or to be better prepared for the next ones. This paper addresses the risk management process in general, and subsequent topics such as: • Transfer of risk information prior to accidents/disasters; • The risk management process as the link between "ordinary" accidents and "disasters"; • Transformation of
more » ... ience to knowledge; and • Criteria for accepting risks.
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00027850 fatcat:qn6rvrh3m5fppoiwnvb3jfhyvy