UNT PACS 4240 - Risk Analysis Case Study Can of Worms (5 pages)

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Risk Analysis Case Study Can of Worms

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University of North Texas
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Pacs 4240 - Vol Mgt Concepts

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Metelits 1 Taylor Metelits PACS 4240 24 July 2014 Professor P Sybert Risk Analysis Case Study A Can of Worms In essence the Can of Worms case study presents a hypothetical case in which an activity is planned for 7th graders to clean up the local playground There are various events and circumstances surrounding the activity that make it an optimal tool for studying risk management The following analysis will cover risks noted in the case study and address them It will be organized by risks that will be recommended to retain risks recommended to reduce risks recommended to transfer and risks recommended to avoid altogether Of the risks observed in A Can of Worms there are only two that could be considered as risks that could be retained Personnel losing personal property and participants losing personal property are two foreseeable situations in which being retained as a risk seemed like an appropriate decision The frequency and severity of both events is considered low In comparison to the goal of the activity it didn t seem necessary to take any formal actions to reduce transfer or avoid the loss of one s personal property Risks that I would recommend reducing are many They can be summarized as follows personal injury from the wood chipper to personnel participants and the public from the flying wood chips personal illness to personnel and participants by becoming overheated dehydrated from the hot weather personal illness towards personnel and participants due to food allergies Metelits 2 from provided food kidnapping of participants because of open nature of playground abuse of participants because of open nature of playground and disorganization poor judgment towards project by administrators which would cause injury to the reputation of the organization To reduce the risk of personal injury from the wood chipper to personnel participants and the public from flying wood chips the sponsoring organization would provide safety goggles and working gloves for both



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