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Cover for Establish a risk management framework.

This chapter proceeds to argue that every national plant protection organizations (NPPO) should establish a risk management process. It illuminates the content of that process by focusing, one by one, on the responsibilities of risk managers, risk assessors, and risk communicators in such a process.

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A phytosanitary risk management model.

This chapter introduces the risk management model that is proposed as a template for those national plant protection organization (NPPOs) with a desire to update and improve their approach to risk management.

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Radon I. Lung cancer risks.

Radon is a rare natural radioactive gas. It produces solid progeny which emit alpha particles implicated in inducing cellular lesions in human bronchial epithelial tissue after inhalation. As early as the 15th century, increased rates of mortality due to respiratory diseases were observed in...

Author(s)
Melloni, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Radon II. Leukaemia or CNS cancer risks among children.

Ionizing radiation is the only established environmental risk factor for childhood leukaemia and tumours of the central nervous system. Indeed, there is consensus that cancer risk in humans increases after exposure to moderate and high doses of radiation. However, exposures to low-dose natural...

Author(s)
Kollerud, R. del R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embodying gender and risk: mountain bike tourism in Mexico.

This chapter examines the determinants that affect the engagement of Mexican women in mountain bike tourism (MBT), and uncovers the gendered aspects of risk that act as constraints on women's use of public space, and therefore become a type of violence that restricts them and promotes inequality....

Author(s)
Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter examines the global benefits of international trade in plants and plant products. The problem of exponentially increasing introduction of phytosanitary pests and pathogens via the plant trade pathway is then explored to point towards phytosanitary risk management as the global...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Uncertainty.

This chapter provides information on why uncertainty is critically important for risk managers to understand. Though a legitimate focal point for most risk analysis communities of practice, it remains somewhat subtle in its role in phytosanitary risk management. There is an opportunity for...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest risk management through stages 1 and 2.

This chapter provides a detailed description of the risk management model introduced as a proposed template for those national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) with a desire to update and improve their approach to risk management. The risk analysis framework identifies three stages of risk...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest risk management through stage 3.

This chapter describes the remainder of the generic risk management model. It includes the tasks that coincide, conceptually, with Stage 3 of the pest risk assessment/analysis process, which is consists of the work most consistently recognized as the responsibility of the risk manager. The primary...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stakeholders and risk communication.

This chapter leans heavily on the risk communication lessons learned by the international food safety community of practice, while offering numerous original suggestions for improving the process. The chapter proceeds by examining who the primary pest risk assessment/analysis (PRA) stakeholders...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter

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