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Risk identification

The process to find, list and characterise elements of risk.

Note 1: Elements can include source or hazard, event, consequence and probability.
Note 2: Risk identification can also reflect the concerns of stakeholders.


  • IEC Guide 73:2002.

The process of identifying high-risk areas by correlating a hazard to the process and to the probability of occurrence.


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