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Risk in Practice Seminar

Risk in Practice
Time:
12:30 - 13:30
Date:
26 February 2015
Venue:
Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus Building 175, Room 1025

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Sue Smith on 023 8059 2316 or email s.b.smith@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

SMMI-LR Seminar Series 2015

Risk Management and Risk Assessment is a term that is everywhere today, how did we ever manage without it? Is the term so often used or misused that it is of little value?

A different approach to the assurance of engineering design safety started in the UK nuclear industry in the late 1950’s. This presentation will revisit the fundamental objectives of the approach, and seek to answer several questions:

  • Are the objectives of risk management still appropriate today?
  • What degree of risk management is required in ship design?
  • What the professional engineer needs today.

Speaker information

Vince Jenkins, Lloyd's Register. Global Head of Risk Management

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