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Literature review on risk governance at the company level

Dijkman, A.; Terwoert, J.; Hollander, A.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
This literature review on Risk Governance is part of a TNO research programme on the safety of innovative substances and technologies in the workplace. The purpose of this review is to investigate how risk governance can be applied in the workplace when dealing with uncertainties regarding the (health) risks of these technologies, and with the related responsibilities. The review gives an overview of the current state of affairs of risk governance as a concept, and more specifically examines what is taking place in (workplace) practice. The review focuses more specifically on the relationship between risk governance and working with nanotechnologies. The review ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Workplace, Healthy Living, Organisation, SHB - Safe & Healthy Business, BSS - Behavioural and Societal Sciences
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