Accession Number : ADA568379


Title :   Risk Assessment References: Documented Literature Search


Descriptive Note : Technical note


Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) CENTRE FOR SECURITY SCIENCE


Personal Author(s) : Pak, Kyungryun ; Genik, Lynne


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a568379.pdf


Report Date : Oct 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 210


Abstract : This document presents the results of a literature search for risk assessment (RA) as it pertains to public safety and security, and was undertaken as part of a collaborative project between Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC) and Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC). It consists of bibliographic information, abstracts, and key points for almost 200 references, organized into the following categories: standards; frameworks and guidelines; methodologies, tools, and models; academic discussions; and case studies. The references include standards, government publications, academic papers, and reports produced by practitioners and non-governmental or private sector organizations, and were categorized, ordered and described to assist readers in selecting and retrieving references that may be of value to their work. This document is intended to be a resource for DRDC, EMBC and other external partners.


Descriptors :   *HAZARDS , *HOMELAND SECURITY , *PUBLIC SAFETY , *RISK ANALYSIS , *RISK MANAGEMENT , *TERRORISM , CANADA , CASE STUDIES , CRISIS MANAGEMENT , DECISION MAKING , DISASTERS , GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , LITERATURE SURVEYS , PROBABILITY , SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , STANDARDS , THREATS , UNCERTAINTY


Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Safety Engineering
      Civil Defense
      Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE