Exploring Risk Management Practices in London & Dublin

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David W. Wilbanks, Ph.D., CSP, ARM is an assistant professor at Murray State University’s Department of Occupational Safety and Health. He has more than 30 years of continued safety and health experience, including on-site and corporate assignments in addition to serving high-risk industries nationally and internationally. He earned a B.S. from Murray State University, an M.P.H. from Tulane University and a Ph.D. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a professional member of ASSP’s Purchase Area Chapter.

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Exploring Risk Management Practices in London & Dublin

Program Dates:
Dec 26, 2023 – Jan 8, 2024

Honors Credit:

WKU Course:
ENV 475

Environmental Health , Organizational Behavior and Theory

Course Description:
Students will develop a command of the risk management process, including risk identification, assessment, analysis and control. Expected learning experiences in London include Parliament, Churchill War Rooms and Imperial War and Transport museums and in Dublin include Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol, Christ Church Cathedral, Trinity College, Croke Park Stadium and the Guinness Storehouse. These sites provide a great lens for viewing how risk has been faced, understood and acted upon, each providing vivid and real insights to risk management practices both past and present. Comparisons of United States, British and Irish practices are emphasized throughout.


Physical Activity Requirements:
Contact Faculty

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