Essays about: "risk assessments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the words risk assessments.

  1. 1. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Worst Credible Process Fire: Experiences from the Norwegian Petroleum Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Linnéa Tengvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Worst Credible Process Fire; Norwegian offshore industry; offshore fire safety; offshore process safety; offshore design; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The term Worst Credible Process Fire (WCPF) was introduced to the Norwegian Petroleum Industry as a complement to the probabilistic approach to define design loads for offshore facilities. Currently there are mainly two documents about the WCPF being the SINTEF report (2017) and the definition in NORSOK S-001 (2018). READ MORE

  3. 3. A materiality analysis meeting nonfinancial reporting requirements : With the combination of analytic hierarchy process and failure mode and effects analysis

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Adrien Delebecque; [2019]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; non-financial reporting; materiality analysis; multi-criteria decision-making; företagets sociala ansvar; icke-finansiella rapportering; väsentlighetsanalys; beslutsfattande med flera kriterier;

    Abstract : The assessment of the environmental and social impact of companies could be a key lever towards amore sustainable society. The aim of this report is to develop a quantitative approach based onmulti-criteria decision-making methods for organizations to conduct a corporate social responsibility materiality analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Methods for Coastal Flooding Risk Assessments : An Application in Iceland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guðrún Elín Jóhannsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Coastal flooding; sea level; sea level rise; risk assessment; hazard; Havsöversvämning; havsnivå; havsnivåhöjning; riskbedömning; fara;

    Abstract : Flood risk increases with rising sea levels and coastal settlements need to adapt to this increasing risk. For that, hazard and risk assessments are an important step. Coastal floods have caused problems in Iceland in the past and are thought to do so in the future as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motion analysis as a service to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in forestry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Anthon Bremer; [2019]
    Keywords : Motion analysis; forestry; musculoskeletal disorders; ethics in technology; Rörelseanalys; skogsbruk; muskuloskeletala besvär; etik inom teknik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate how motion analysis can be used as service to reduce the rate of upper-body musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in forestry, and propose a design based on the identified requirements. The project was carried out in collaboration with a Power Tools and Accessories Manufacturer (PTAM). READ MORE