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Cover for Safety, risk and accidents - experiences from the European Alps.

This chapter analyses the role of risk and danger in outdoor recreation with a special focus on winter tourism, and then presents recent findings on accidents and injuries when practising winter sport activities. Finally, this chapter provides recommendations to reduce the number of accidents and...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Command, control and communication.

This chapter briefly outlines the system of command, control and communication (C3) with regards to emergencies that generally operates within the UK, including its definitions: the 'concept of operations'; strategic, tactical and operational leadership and management; decision making; and,...

Author(s)
Rowe, A.; Thorpe, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for CBRN incidents.

This chapter reviews the causes of both accidental and deliberate release of hazardous chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) substances; general principles of identification and contact tracing; the initial operational response to exposure; management of fatalities; and,...

Author(s)
Chilcott, R. P.; Wyke, S. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experience, analysis of incidents and accidents.

This chapter looks at a number of key themes and theories relating to safety management in more detail, particularly in the sport, leisure and tourism contexts. It considers the key theories of risk management; evaluates accident theory and the different accident models; and examines the available...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning from the past - case study analysis.

This chapter briefly examines a range of case studies on risk and safety management in the sport, adventure, events, and tourism sectors. These are reflected and explored in relation to the main theories, concepts and themes discussed in all of the previous chapters. They are designed not only to...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Key theories underpinning risk management.

The key theories that underpin risk and risk management are examined in this chapter. It explains why certain concepts and practices are often used in risk management, exploring the historical scientific foundations of some of the key theories. It pays particular attention to the theory of...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Health emergency preparedness and response.

This book aims to provide a series of informative descriptions of key elements of health emergency preparedness and response that are underpinned by real-life examples. The book is divided into 17 chapters, as follows: introduction on the need to prepare for health emergencies; the planning...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book
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Cover for Dog-associated problems affecting public health and community well-being.

The chapter will consider problems other than zoonotic diseases affecting public health and community well-being only, and not the adverse effects on the welfare of the dogs themselves. This chapter discusses a range of issues other than zoonoses associated with dogs, such as injuries and trauma to ...

Author(s)
Butcher, R. L.; Keuster, T. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal abuse case studies and treatment.

This chapter will discuss how to recognize, treat and rehabilitate abused animals, with guidelines on maximizing their quality of life. Some injury types listed will include a brief first aid advice section while others will include case studies and/or rehabilitation guidelines.

Author(s)
Tiplady, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939830)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing health and safety in a clinical environment.

This chapter discusses the most important hazards and their associated risks in the clinical environment. How these should be effectively managed to ensure the safety of all staff, clients and visitors is also explained.

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939809)
Type
Book chapter

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