Title: Risk assessment of large industrial complexes in Eastern Europe: a comparative prospective

Authors: Adrian V. Gheorghe, Liviu Muresan

Addresses: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Polyproject 'Risk and Safety of Technological Systems', CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland and Bucharest Polytechnic University, Bucharest, Romania. ' European Institute for Risk, Security and Communication Management, Bucharest, Romania

Abstract: This paper introduces the UN Inter-Agency programme on risk assessment and safety management for energy and other complex industrial systems. The international initiative includes compilation of methods and guidelines, development of models and computer codes to assist implementation of various tasks of risk assessment at the regional level, support for national case studies and training. Case studies are presented for Romania, the Czech Republic and Croatia, all countries with economies in transition.

Keywords: national case studies; regional risk assessment; United Nations; UN Inter-Agency programme; Eastern Europe; industrial complexes; safety management; training; Romania; Czech Republic; Croatia; transition economies.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.1996.028292

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 1996 Vol.6 No.4/5/6, pp.649 - 655

Published online: 16 Sep 2009 *

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