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Accession Number PB2013-110728
Title Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk Assessment: State of the Practice.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 126p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This final report presents the process and findings of a project documenting the current state-of-the-practice for hazardous materials transportation risk assessment. The first phase of the project captured the status of the current practice of hazardous materials transportation risk assessment, including current uses, existing models, and available data sources. The second phase of the project focused on synthesizing the research compiled in Phase I and determining where gaps exist in available tools, techniques, and data. Phase II also included presenting a path forward for addressing these gaps and supporting better risk assessments in the future. The project included a literature review and extensive interviews with hazmat transportation risk assessment stakeholders. In addition, an online survey was used to expand the collection of information to a wider group of stakeholders.
Keywords Hazardous materials
Hazardous materials transportation
Risk assessment
Risk management
Transportation modes
Transportation safety

Source Agency Office of Pipeline Safety
National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
NTIS Subject Category 68C - Solid Wastes Pollution & Control
85D - Transportation Safety
91A - Environmental Management & Planning
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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