risk assessment


Definitions (2)

1.The identification, evaluation, and estimation of the levels of risks involved in a situation, their comparison against benchmarks or standards, and determination of an acceptable level of risk.
2.Food industry: According to FAO/WHO it consists of hazard identification, hazard characterization, exposure assessment, and risk characterization.

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  • Before investing in a new product, the company performed a risk assessment to see if their investment would bring a profit.

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  • Being able to accurately figure out the risk assessment will help you to know if you should take it on or not.

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  • Before I could donate plasma, I had to read the risk assessment board to ensure that I was not a risk to donate that day.

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