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An Approach to Health and Safety Assessment in Industrial Parks

Department of Construction and Manufacturing Engineering, National Distance Education University (UNED), C/Juan del Rosal 12, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Sustainability 2020, 12(9), 3646; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12093646
Received: 4 March 2020 / Revised: 28 April 2020 / Accepted: 28 April 2020 / Published: 1 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Safety and Security Issues in Industrial Parks)
Safety is a fundamental aspect to take into account in the design, construction and operation of industrial parks. Therefore, it is important to know how to deal with safety in this type of facility, and how to deal with risk analysis. This document provides information related to the industrial park risk assessment process to improve the health and safety of workers in these places. A search and consultation of references related to occupational health and safety management systems is carried out, and it is found that, although there is adequate protection, both in relation to the safety of workers in industrial parks and the safety of personnel outside the facilities, it is helpful to establish a health and safety risk assessment to identify hazards and hazardous events, evaluate associated risks, and select techniques or strategies (opportunities) to manage those risks after prioritization. Following the implementation of the selected techniques, their effectiveness can then be monitored in order to avoid incidents. This document can be a model for future implementation of a health and safety management system based in ISO 45001:2018. View Full-Text
Keywords: industrial park; risk assessment; occupational health and safety; safety management; ISO 45001 industrial park; risk assessment; occupational health and safety; safety management; ISO 45001
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García-Gómez, F.J.; González-Gaya, C.; Rosales-Prieto, V.F. An Approach to Health and Safety Assessment in Industrial Parks. Sustainability 2020, 12, 3646.

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