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Risk and safety management in the leisure, events, tourism and sports industries.

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This book explains the underpinning concepts, theories and tools of risk, safety and risk management as they relate to the adventure, event, sport and tourism industries. It aims to help students and practitioners (i) develop a clear risk culture, or philosophy of risk, that can shape how they view and approach safety, operational, project and strategic risk management; (ii) gain an appreciation o...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 195)

Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk management practices is not always explicitly stated in regulations, but it most certainly is always implied.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The risk encounter for the different industry sectors. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Risk definitions, cultures and practical processes. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 35) Key theories underpinning risk management. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 59) Risk management research, models and tool application. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 89) Management and control of risks. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 117) Designing risk forms, documentation and using assessment scales. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 159) Risk perceptions and decision making. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 179) The law of tort and its relevance for risk management. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 215) Experience, analysis of incidents and accidents. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 239) Learning from the past - case study analysis. Author(s): Piekarz, M. J. Jenkins, I. S. Mills, P. F.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Worcester, Worcester, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780644493
  • Record Number
  • 20153292901