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Risk and Risk Management in Chemical Industry

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  • Sanda VISAN

    () (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)

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Chemical industry shows a continuing risk to human health and the environment. Risk management with technology can prevent accidents and can keep people healthy. In this work some managerial actions of prevention, risk assessment and mitigation are presented. These activities involve: the knowing the nature and limits of occupational exposure to hazardous chemical agents at work; choosing appropriate technology; determining measures for risk mitigation; development of work instructions, labor protection and first aid.

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  • Sanda VISAN, 2010. "Risk and Risk Management in Chemical Industry," REVISTA DE MANAGEMENT COMPARAT INTERNATIONAL/REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(3), pages 526-533, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:rmcimn:v:11:y:2010:i:3:p:526-533
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    Keywords

    risk; risk management; industrial chemistry; dangerous pollutant.;

    JEL classification:

    • L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology; Plastics
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • Q57 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Ecological Economics

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