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Risk analysis

The systematic use of available information to identify hazards and to estimate the risk.

Reference:

  • ISO/IEC GUIDE 51:1999.

The systematic use of information to identify sources and to estimate the risk.

Reference:

  • ISO/IEC GUIDE 73:2002.

The systematic use of available information to identify hazards and to estimate the risk to individuals or populations, property or the environment. Note: also sometimes refered to as probabilistic safety analysis, probabilistic risk analysis, quantitative safety analysis, quantitative risk analysis.

i.e. includes scope definition, hazard identification and risk estimation.

Reference:

  • IEC-60300-3-9.

Some common methods used in risk analysis are:
ETA, FTAFMEA, FMECA, HAZOP, Human Reliability analysis, Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Reliability Block Diagram.

 

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