Search for dissertations about: "risk assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1278 swedish dissertations containing the words risk assessment.

  1. 1. Accident Risk and Environmental Assessment Development of an Assessment Guideline with Examination in Northern Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Markus Lundkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; accident; risk; hazard; environmental assessment; geomorphology; railway; road; avalanche; debris flow; rock fall; slush flow; torrent; moose; reindeer; environmental impact assessment; proposal alternatives; Kiruna; Narvik; Geografi; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : In environmental impact assessment (EIA), accident risk should be considered as one impact. However, few studies have compared assessed risk levels with documented accidents. There is thus a need for assessing accuracy of risk assessment methodologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Uncertainty in risk assessment contents and modes of communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Rikard Levin; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; uncertainty; scientific uncertainty; characterization of uncertainty; decision-making under uncertainty; risk assessment; risk management; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Assessments of chemical health risks are performed by scientific experts. Their intended use is as bases for decisions. This thesis tries to answer the questions of how uncertainty is, and should be, communicated in such risk assessments. The thesis consists of two articles and an introductory essay. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cancer Risk Assessment of Glycidol Evaluation of a Multiplicative Risk Model for Genotoxic Compounds

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University

    Author : Jenny Aasa; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; glycidol; 3-monochloropropane-1; 2-diol 3-MCPD ; genotoxicity; mutations; micronuclei; hemoglobin adducts; in vivo dose; multiplicative risk model; cancer risk assessment; human cancer risk; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : Humans are exposed to chemical compounds in everyday life, both from the environment and from endogenous processes. Some compounds constitute a risk for cancer development. One such compound is glycidol, which is genotoxic and an animal carcinogen. It is the model compound of this work, partly due to its presence in food. READ MORE

  4. 4. Grasping complexity: analysing risk for sustainable development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per Becker; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; design; sustainable development; Development; risk; risk analysis; sustainability science; disaster; value; hazard; vulnerability; system; capability; human-environment systems; systems approach; design science.;

    Abstract : Sustainable development relies on our ability to make decisions today that will determine our tomorrow. Given that uncertainty is explicitly allowed to influence our view of what the future holds for us, most ex ante analyses of challenges for sustainable development can be viewed as analysing risk. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk Talk On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Clinical pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE