Using Stamp in the Risk Analysis of a Contaminated Sediment Treatment Process

  • Karim Hardy
  • Franck Guarnieri
Part of the Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications book series (ASTSA)


Processes for remediation (removal of pollution or contaminants) of contaminated sediments have become very efficient. These technologies, which are particularly complex, call for a comprehensive approach to risk analysis which characterizes all threats (to humans, equipment, local residents, the environment etc.). The STAMP accident model (Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes) is an example of such a comprehensive approach, and it has been chosen to characterize the risks associated with Novosol®, an innovative remediation process. Risk analysis is carried out through the application of STPA (STamP-based Analysis).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Aeronautics, Worldwide CampusEmbry-Riddle, Aeronautical UniversityDaytona BeachUSA
  2. 2.MINES ParisTech/PSL Research University, CRCSophia Antipolis CedexFrance

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