Guidelines for Developing Quantitative Safety Risk Criteria

Published: 
August, 2009
ISBN: 
978-0-470-26140-8
Pages: 
211

Written by a committee of safety professionals, this book creates a foundation document for the development and application of risk tolerance criteria.



  • Helps safety managers evaluate the frequency, severity and consequence of human injury

  • Includes examples of risk tolerance criteria used by NASA, Earthquake Response teams and the International Maritime Organization, amongst others

  • Helps achieve consistency in risk-based decision-making

  • Reduces potential liabilities in the use of quantitative risk tolerance criteria through reference to an industry guidance document