Risk Communication Tools

MKOPSC Strategic Risk Communication Project

Objective:

The objective of this team is to develop a Strategic Risk Communication Plan for the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center to increase the understanding of risk by the general public in the areas of responsible zoning and management of the Greenbelt Space around a manufacturing site.

 

Products:

 

Audience: Government

Handout

 

Audience: Engineers

Handout

Presentation

 


Team:
 

Role Member
Executive Sponsor

Dr. M. Sam Mannan

Team Leader / Facilitator

Kathy Shell

Steering Committee Representative

Dr. Stewart Behie

Steering Committee Representative

Kelly Keim

Steering Committee Representative

Liz McDaniel

Steering Committee Representative

Bill Ralph

Technical Advisory Committee Representative

Karen Study

Technical Advisory Committee Representative

Roy Sanders

 

Objectives: 

  1. Frame the role of the MKOPSC regarding public education on risk affiliated with manufacturing sites.
  2. Align the role with the MKOPSC Vision – To be an international leader in minimizing losses within the process industry – through safer processes, management, equipment, and procedures.
  3. Frame the messages regarding risk, zoning and greenbelt management that MKOPSC desires to communicate.
  4. Identify stakeholders
  5. Identify the channels for communication to each stakeholder group.

References:

  1. Dow Chemical Approach to Greenbelt Management , K. Study 2015 White Paper
  2. White Paper on Risk Governance Towards and Integrated Approach, International Risk Governance Council 2005
  3. USEPA 550-F-96-004, Chemical Accident Prevention and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 Risk Management Program (RMP) Guidance Manual – Chapter 11, Risk Communication
  4. Dr. Sam Mannan’s message in the Q4 2015 MKOPSC Newsletter