Since the seventies, far before the Tsjernobyl and Fukushima accidents, the applications of nuclear technology are controversial. “How to depolarise the public debate about nuclear energy?” is the one-billion-dollar question for decision makers inside the nuclear sector.
In January 2011, a major fire erupted at a chemical storage and packing company in The Netherlands. In the aftermath, the risk communication to the public was heavily criticised. In the present study, we employed a mental models approach to improve risk communication in case of a fire involving hazardous materials.
The climate change adaptation and the higher frequency and financial consequences of disasters, are amongst the factors that boost the utilization of the concept of resilience way beyond its original scientific definition.
In this presentation, Todd will introduce High Reliability Organizing (HRO), how we can identify complex potential incidents before they take place and how time-pressed professionals should shape their safety programs.
Two founding members of CIP Institute from Spain and Belgium presented a paper about CIP at the 24rd SRA-E conference organised by the European division of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) in June 2015.