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A Guide to Risk Assessment and Risk Management for Environmental Protection

By: Department of the Environment

92 pages, Figs

The Stationery Office (TSO)

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #46460 | ISBN: 0117530913
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About this book

Intended by the Department of the Environment as a contribution to the UK's sustainable development strategy, first outlined in the 1990 White Paper This Common Inheritance, this paper explores some of the underlying principles of assessing environmental risks.


Contents

Introduction and definitions; why carry out an environmental risk assessment?; the five stages leading up to risk estimation; risk assessment, iterating the process, and risk management; the precautionary principle and sustainable development; monitoring; summary and conclusions; Annex 1-7.

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