Environmental Risk Communication

Principles and Practices for Industry
 
 
CRC Press Inc
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 28. September 1999
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 176 Seiten
978-1-56670-490-8 (ISBN)
 
Environmental Risk Comminication: Principles and Practices for Industry is a how-to manual, quick reference resource and idea book all in one easy-to-read volume. Concise, informative chapters, flow diagrams, checklists, and a thorough index make this a must-have guidebook. It is written especially for industry in a straight-forward no-nonsense style packed full of street smarts. It's interesting and accessible, with down-to-earth guidance for achieving effective environmental community relations and regulatory compliance. Environmental Risk Communication contains a nice blend of theory, case studies, and personal tales from authors who have dealt with stressful risk-communication challenges first hand. During routine operations and especially environmental emergencies, this book will help you communicate effectively with: your employees, activists, the public, the media, and your customers. TOC:Foreword. Public Perception and the Communication Challenges of Modern Industry. Operating Legally and Ethically. Educating Employees on Benefits and Risks. Listening and Responding to the Public. Disseminating Information to the Media. Real-World Examples. Planning for the Worst: Risk Communication and the Federal Risk Management Program. References. Appendices.
  • Englisch
  • Bosa Roca
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  • USA
Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • Industrial Hygienists, Safety Engineers, Toxicologists, Environmental Engineers, Plant Managers, Facility Managers, Firefighters, Public Relations Professionals, Media Spokespersons Contact Editor: Bob Hauserman
  • 2 s/w Tabellen, 4 s/w Photographien bzw. Rasterbilder
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  • 4 Halftones, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
  • Höhe: 243 mm
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  • Breite: 162 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 372 gr
978-1-56670-490-8 (9781566704908)
1566704901 (1566704901)
Foreword: Operating and Communicating a Risky Business
Introduction
Public Perception and the Communication Challenges of Modern Industry
Risks Inherent in Modern Industrial Operations
Developing a Principled Plan of Action
Step 1: Operating Legally and Ethically
Compliance With All Regulations
ODOR - Another Nasty Four-Letter Word
Fair and Just Operating Practices
Crisis Communication Planning
Life Cycle of an Emergency
Four Major Elements of Disaster Planning
Defining a Crisis
Step 2: Educating Employees on Benefits and Risks
Why Are You in Business, Anyway?
Determining and Communicating the Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks
Pollution Prevention and Risk Reduction
The Government - Here to Help You
"Demanufacturing", Industrial Ecology and Life-Cycle Analysis
Step 3: Listening and Responding to the Public
Identifying and Communicating with Stakeholders
"All You Need to Determine Risk is a Ruler"
Establishing a Community Advisory Panel
Submitting to Independent Reviews
Additional Suggestions
What About Activists?
First Responders and Local Emergency Planning Committees
Public Information Officers
Step 4: Disseminating Information to the Media
Environmental Reporting in America
The News Business
What is News?
Disseminating Information to the Media
Who Should Speak
Who Will Arrive First?
Gathering and Evaluating Information
Guidelines for Successful News Media Interviews
Tips From Behind the Camera
Speedy Release of Information
Real-World Examples
Fallout From TMI
The Cement Kiln as Waste Incinerator
Turning the Tide at WTI
Decommissioning a B&W Nuclear Facility
Planning for the Worst: Risk Communication and the Federal Risk Management Program
Understanding the Risk Management Program
The "Big Picture"
Applying Risk Communication Principles
Working Together for a Safer Community
References
Appendix A: State Pollution Prevention Offices
Appendix B: Suggested Readings for Environmental Perspective
Appendix C: Federal and State Emergency Management Offices
Appendix D: Risk Management Plan (RMP) Form
Appendix E: Example of "Air-Dispersion Modeling" Fact Sheet
Appendix F: Questions and Responses for RMPs
Index
..."a well written and easy to follow book for any professional in the industrial environmental, safety, or public relations field...Mr. Sadar is very knowledgeable and his teaching skills are evident...This book could help the "specialist" who handles multiple responsibilities for a company to focus when writing and implementing a Risk Communication Program." -Conrad J. Sobczak, Environmental/Safety Specialist, The Plastek Group "This is the first place you should go before preparing to release your RMP results. The authors' point out the errors others have made, and lay the groundwork for you to not make the same mistake. I would recommend this book to anyone, but especially to those who normally have little public/media contact."-Dick Baker, Environmental Compliance Supervisor, Arizona Chemical Promo Copy

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