Managing the Risk of Aggressive Dog Behavior: Investigating the Influence of Owner Threat and Efficacy Perceptions
Contributor(s):: Williams, E. J., Blackwell, E.
Preventing and Investigating Horse-Related Human Injury and Fatality in Work and Non-Work Equestrian Environments: A Consideration of the Workplace Health and Safety Framework
Contributor(s):: Meredith Chapman, Kirrilly Thompson
It has been suggested that one in five riders will be injured due to a fall from a horse, resulting in severe head or torso injuries. Attempts to reduce injury have primarily focussed on low level risk controls, such as helmets. In comparison, risk mitigation in high risk workplaces and sports is...
Knowledge and attitude towards zoonoses among animal health workers and livestock keepers in Arusha and Tanga, Tanzania
Contributor(s):: Emanuel S. Swai, Luuk Schoonman, Chris Daborn
Zoonoses are infections naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans. An exploratory questionnaire-based survey of animal health workers(n=36) and livestock keepers(n=43)was carried out from April 2001 to March 2002 in Tanga and Arusha regions, northern Tanzania, to assess local...
Soil quality manipulation to reduce bird presence at airports
Contributor(s):: Johnston, Theresa K., Branham, Bruce, Brawn, Jeffrey
Youth Program Risk Management: A Case Study of the 4-H PetPALS Program
Contributor(s):: Lucinda Miller, Ryan J. Schmiesing
Risk management has been an especially important topic in the 4-H youth development program over the past 15 years. Traditional programs face challenges as risks are identified and new programs are under increased scrutiny to ensure that youth and volunteers are in a safe environment. 4-H PetPALS...
Towards a Coherent Theory of Animal Equality
Contributor(s):: Bruers, Stijn
Apr 24 2015
A Quantitative Prioritisation of Human and Domestic Animal Pathogens in Europe
Contributor(s):: K. Marie McIntyre, Christian Setzkorn, Philip J. Hepworth, Serge Morand, Andrew P. Morse, Matthew Baylis
Disease or pathogen risk prioritisations aid understanding of infectious agent impact within surveillance or mitigation and biosecurity work, but take significant development. Previous work has shown the H-(Hirsch-)index as an alternative proxy. We present a weighted risk analysis describing...
Action Research, Knowledge & Impact: Experiences of the Global Livestock CRSP Pastoral Risk Management Project in the Southern Ethiopian Rangelands
| Contributor(s):: David Layne Coppock
The PARIMA project began in 1997 with a mission to conduct research, outreach, and training to improve pastoral risk management in Ethiopia and Kenya. By late 2009 it is clear that the project has achieved positive impact on the lives of many pastoralists on Ethiopia’s Borana Plateau. This...
Conflict over risks in food production: a challenge for democracy
| Contributor(s):: Jensen, K. K.
When it comes to conflict over risk management priorities in food production, a number of observers, including myself, have called for some sort of public deliberation as a means of resolving the moral disagreements underlying such conflicts. This paper asks how, precisely, such deliberation...
Safety assurance of foods: risk management depends on good science but it is not a scientific activity. (Special issue: Food safety, food quality and food ethics. Selected papers from the 3rd Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food
| Contributor(s):: Goga, B. T. C., Clementi, F.
We make many decisions in our lives and we weigh the benefits against the drawbacks. Our decisions are based on what benefits are most important to us and what drawbacks we are willing to accept. Decisions about what we eat are made in the same way; but when it comes to safety, our decisions are...
| Contributor(s):: Miracle, V. A.
Q&A. Answers for infection control practitioners
| Contributor(s):: Soule, B. M.
BSE in the UK: why the risk communication strategy failed. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)
The 2000 BSE Inquiry report points out that the most serious failure of the UK Government was one of risk communication. This paper argues that the government's failure to communicate the risks BSE posed to humans to a large degree can be traced back to a lack of transparency in the first risk...
Risk communication, value judgments, and the public-policy maker relationship in a climate of public sensitivity toward animals: revisiting Britain's foot and mouth crisis. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)
| Contributor(s):: Anthony, R.
This paper offers some suggestions on, and encouragement for, how to be better at risk communication in times of agricultural crisis. During the foot and mouth epizootic, the British public, having no precedent to deal with such a rapid and widespread epizootic, no existing rules or conventions,...
Risk management in the veterinary practice
| Contributor(s):: Richardson, F.