Piekarz, Mark

Risk and safety management in the leisure, events, tourism and sports industries Mark Piekarz, Ian Jenkins, Peter Mills - Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, c2015. - xi, 283 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The risk encounter for the different industry sectors -- Risk definitions, cultures and practical processes -- Key theories underpinning risk management -- Risk management research, models and tool application -- Management and control of risks -- Designing risk forms, documentation and using assessment scales -- Risk perceptions and decision making -- The law of tort and its relevance for risk management -- Risk and safety management -- Experience, analysis of incidents and accidents -- Learning from the past - case study analysis.

The management of risk and safety is not simply a matter of trying to remove risks, but is necessary and vital to these industries. Sensible risk management is concerned with making the most of the positive opportunities or reducing the negative risks. This books shows how the absence of explicit risk practices is not necessarily an absence of risk management, and how many existing operational and strategic practices can be understood as part of a process of risk and safety management. Its main objective is to develop greater clarity in the communication of risks and the development of safety programmes, illustrating how organisations can use a single language of risk, relevant for all levels of management and areas of operation.



Leisure industry--Risk management
Sports administration--Risk management
Tourism--Risk management
Special events industry--Risk management

GV188 / .P4 2015


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