Published Sep 15, 2018
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Warehouses are essential components of a supply chain management system. Any malfunction in warehouses may have an important effect on the subsequent operations of a firm. For example, an accident that occurs in a warehouse can damage the operations of the company as well as the health of the employees. In this paper, critical operations at a warehouse are considered in terms of occupational health and safety. The originality of the paper is that the proposed approach provides a new perspective on warehouse risk assessment. It is the first time a method involving interval valued intuitionistic fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (IVIF-AHP) and a new risk assessment table is utilized to evaluate and categorize the risks in warehouses. As a result of the proposed risk assessment method, hazards in warehouses are categorized as insignificant, marginal, or catastrophic.


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Risk evaluation, Risk analysis, Interval valued intuitionistic fuzzy sets, analytical hierarchy process

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