Definitions for "Risk assessment"
The process of analysing the probability and consequences of injury or illness arising from exposure to identified hazards.
The identification of areas in which risks of loss of assets or inaccuracies in the accounting records are high.
The process through which toxic effects of exposure to a chemical substance are calculated, and a decision regarding the potential uses of the substances are made.
The process by which the risks associated with an action or inaction are identified and quantified.
an important part of identifying suitable tornado shelters
an important step in helping a charity to identify the right level of reserves
Determining the chance of a particular outcome by using a combination of family history and laboratory testing. An example of this is predicting breast cancer risk for a woman with a family history of breast cancer who has had BRCA gene testing.
Application of methods that measure and/or predict risk to specific situations. The result is quantification of risk for particular substances (chemical or physical agents) in particular situations.
The process of measuring and analyzing the risk associated with achieving or not achieving desired results.
One of five components of internal control according to the COSO Internal Control Framework Risks faced by the company have to be recognized. Objectives have to be set, integrated into the value-chain. To achieve the objectives, risks have to be identified, analyzed and develop methods to manage them.
In insurance underwriting, a process that involves ascertaining the degree of risk represented by each proposed insured person or group according to a range of criteria established when a specific insurance product was designed. Also known as risk selection and selection of risks. See also underwriting.
The process of establishing information regarding acceptable levels of a risk and/or levels of risk for an individual, group, society, or the environment.
is a process to determine the level of importance of hardware, software, processes, facilities, etc. to the operation of your business function. Assigning a risk value indicates the relative importance for action on your Contingency Plans.
The weighing up of factors associated with a procedure to determine the level of protection required.
a sort of an investigation that helps you take a hard look at yourself, your home, and your neighbourhood to determine what kind of crimes or accidents you're most likely to encounter
The means by which the frequency and consequences of risks are determined.
Keywords:  mitigation, tolerance
Risk Mitigation Risk Tolerance
an essential part of a business plan, and by addressing these problems upfront, you'll appear more ready to face them if they happen
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a good starting point before designing information-technology controls, so you can get the most out of your funding," says Jon E
a valuable tool to enhance the scientific basis of regulatory decisions and solve high priority public health problems
a tool used to individualize health supervision and intervention
a document which EPA uses to assist in selecting cleanup actions
Calculation of an individual's risk, employing appropriate mathematical equations, of having inherited a certain gene mutation, of developing a particular disorder, or of having a child with a certain disorder based upon analysis of multiple factors including family medical history and ethnic background
a necessary prerequisite to the formation of strategies that guide the corporation as it develops, implements, tests, and maintains its information systems security policies
a document that lists all the potential risks at all of your locations and recommends actions that will reduce or eliminate those risks
a process by which to determine what information resources exist that require protection , and to understand and document potential risks from IT security failures that may cause loss of information confidentiality, integrity, or availability
Examination of risks arising from one course of action versus another course of action. Forms the basis for risk reduction, including recommendations on communication activities, financial and planning best practices, etc.
a complicated but critical procedure
Establishes whether a risk is present and defines a range or magnitude of the risk.
a document describing the perceived risks associated with a given project or set of project tasks.
Measuring the degree of risk. Usually associated with an investment or an individual's investment objectives.
a study of all the possible risks associated with carrying out work activities
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