HPEO 403 Unit 2

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  • HPEO 403 Unit 2

    1. 1. HPEO403 Risk Management: Perception & Communication UNIT 2 Science & Politics
    2. 2. CAN/CSA-Q850 <ul><li>SCIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>POLITICS </li></ul>
    3. 3. CAN/CSA-Q850 <ul><li>SCIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific rigor (Initiation, Preliminary Analysis, and Risk Estimation) </li></ul><ul><li>POLITICS </li></ul><ul><li>The social, economical, and political aspects of decision-making (Risk Evaluation, Risk Control, and Action/Monitoring) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Uncertainty Risk managers must “prove a negative” where other scientists must prove that something exists. Absence of proof is not proof of absence. (McColl et al. 2000, page 2-1)
    5. 5. CAN/CSA-Q850 <ul><li>Weight-of-evidence </li></ul><ul><li>The greater amount of credible evidence offered in a trial to support one side of the issue rather than the other </li></ul><ul><li>Strength-of-evidence </li></ul><ul><li>A comparative measure, in percentile, of the overall risk </li></ul>
    6. 6. Precautionary Principle <ul><li>Precautionary Principle values conservation, protection, and caution </li></ul>
    7. 7. RMP – Part “B” <ul><li>Identify your hazard: write a brief description (200-500 words) using Sections 5.3.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.3, and 5.3.7 as guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the information in Section 5.5 to develop a list of key references for Hazard Identification and Risk characterization. This will start your Bibliography for your RMP project. Plan to continue adding to the final version of your RMP. </li></ul><ul><li>Write a statement (100-200 words) that estimates the frequency of your hazard (Section 6.2.1) and the consequences of exposure (Section 6.4.1). </li></ul>
    8. 8. RMP – Part “B” <ul><li>Assignment RMP- Part “B” is due by Wednesday, Week 4, by 11:55 PM </li></ul>
    9. 9. QUESTIONS? <ul><li>Post all questions in; </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Unit Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment Forums </li></ul>

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