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Changing regulation : controlling risks in society

Author: B Kirwan; Andrew Hale
Publisher: Amsterdam : Pergamon, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

From the oil and gas industries of Norway to recent Australian experiences, the railway sector and the nuclear industry, the contributors to this collection assess risks and offer insights into the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Kirwan; Andrew Hale
ISBN: 0080441262 9780080441269
OCLC Number: 905503191
Description: XIV, 287 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I Introduction - issues in the regulation of safety, setting the scene, A. Hopkins, A. Hale. Part II The changing face of regulation: new technologies and work; pulverization of risk - privatization of trauma?, T.J. Larsson; two models of major hazard regulation: recent Australian experience, A. Hopkins; the EU Seveso II Directive - an example of a regulation that could act as an initiator to raise the major hazard safety awareness within society, J. Oh; the development of new safety regulations in the Norwegian oil and gas industry, J. Hovden; oil and gas industry regulation - from detailed technical inspection to assessment of safety management, A. Hale et al; the development of safety regulation in the rail industry, D. Maidment; towards goal-directed regulation in a competitive world - do we underestimate the risk of changes in the regulatory system?, G. Becker; the challenge to supervision of nuclear power plants under conditions of liberalization and globalization, J. Walther; new frontiers for regulatory interaction within the UK nuclear industry, J. Williams; regulatory culture - balancing the different demands of regulatory practice in the nuclear industry, T. Reiman, L. Norros. Part III New frontiers in regulation: medical device technology and patient protection - challenges for regulation and legislation, B. de Mol, G. van Gaalen; biotechnology and social control, M. Baram; certification, a tool for safety regulation?, H. Gundlach; insights into safety regulation, B. Kirwan et al.
Responsibility: ed. by Barry Kirwan, Andrew Hale, Andrew Hopkins.


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