Search for dissertations about: "general risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 962 swedish dissertations containing the words general risk.

  1. 1. Risk, language and discourse

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Max Boholm; KTH.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle;

    Abstract : Avhandlingen analyserar begreppet risk och hur detta begrepp strukturerar diskurs. Ett centralt intresse för analysen är faktisk språkanvändning.          I den första artikeln analyseras de engelska begreppen risk, safety and security och deras relation. Analysen bygger på korpusdata (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  2. 2. Societal risk and safety management Policy diffusion, management structures and perspectives at the municipal level in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Anna Johansson; Karlstads universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; societal risk and safety management; risk management; safety management; safety work; risk governance; policy implementation; planning; injury; accident; risk; safety; security; health; public health; prevention; promotion.; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis investigates risk and safety management at the Swedish local governmentallevel. It sets special focus on municipal implementation of overall international and nationalstrategies and objectives regarding holistic, cross-sectorial and multi-strategic risk and safetywork, and the prevention of accidents and injuries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk, Risk Analysis and Decision-making with Reference to Biostatistics and the Field of Medicine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Per Näsman; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; risk analysis; risk; consequence; system; biostatistics; decision; decision-making; health care; medicine; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Medical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Medicinsk teknik;

    Abstract : Risk, risk analysis and decision-making are essential aspects of health care andmedicine, for patients as well as for physicians and for society as a whole, andthe concept of risk and risk analysis in decision-making has a long history. Theword risk has many different interpretations and has no commonly accepteddefinition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regulatory tools for managing chemicals risk at the workplace

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Ding; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational Diseases; Chemicals; Carcinogens; Risk Management; Regulatory Toxicology; Occupational Exposure Limits; Chemicals Legislations; Risk Assessment; Acceptable Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on exacerbating chemicals risk in workplaces under the background of rapid industrialization in developing countries. The overall aim is to investigate the development of regulatory tools which aim at minimizing the health risks from chemical substances in the workplace. READ MORE

  5. 5. Individual Preferences, Choices, and Risk Perceptions - survey based evidence

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Elina Lampi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; administrators; aircraft; airports; birth order; choice experiment; citizens; environmental policy; female infertility; free entrance; general risk; health care; information; media; museum; natural experiment; noise; only-child; optimistic bias; personal risk; positional concern; relative income; siblings; stated preferences; visitor composition.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 investigates how birth order and having siblings affect positional concerns in terms of success at work and of income. We find that only-children are the most positional, but that number of siblings increases the concern for their position among those who grew up together with siblings. READ MORE