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Risk assessment

The overall process of risk analysis and risk evaluation.


  • IEC 60300-3-9

The process of identifying the hazards present in any undertaking (whether arising from work activities or other factors) and those likely to be affected by them. Also evaluating the extent of the risks involved, bearing in mind whatever precautions are already being taken.


  • HarsNet working group, 2002, HarsBook, A technical guide for the assessment of highly reactive chemical systems, Frankfurt.

See also Quantitative risk assessment (QRA)


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