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Acceptable Risk


"Acceptable Risk" is a film, directed by William A. Graham, based on "Acceptable Risk" by Robin Cook.


"Acceptable Risk" is a 1995 novel by American author Robin Cook.

  • language: English Language
  • subjects: Research, Medicine
  • released in (21 years ago)

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Google previewAdvanced Safety Management Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention (2011)

by Fred A. Manuele

Acceptable risk is that risk for which the probability of a hazards-related incident or exposure occurring and the severity of harm or damage that may result are as low as reasonably practicable, and tolerable in the situation being considered.

Google previewYour Expectation (2014)

by Bart Sangster

An acceptable risk is a risk we accept. We should have made that ...

Google previewModels and Algorithms for Addressing Travel Time Variability: Applications from Optimal Path Finding and Traffic Equilibrium Problems (2008)

Acceptable risk refers to the reliability aspect of acceptable travel time, which is defined as the average travel time plus the acceptable additional time (or buffer time) needed to ensure more frequent on-time arrivals, while unacceptable risk ...

Google previewThe Cosmetic Industry (1984)

Scientific and Regulatory Foundations by Estrin

Acceptable risk is a philosophical and social question whose answer infringes on the rights of all consumers. Thus ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of System Safety (2011)

Definition of Terms and Concepts by Clifton A. Ericson, II

Acceptable risk is risk that is known, understood, and judged to be acceptable by an individual or a group.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design, Volume 69 (Supplement 1) (2001)

by Rayford Anthony

10~5 Broadly acceptable risk temployees and public) 10~" The maximum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1994)

Volume 48 - Residual Refining and Processing to Safety: Operating Discipline by John J. McKetta Jr

It is achieved through the application of reliability engineering principles and empirical data under the premise that although there is no zero risk in any human activity, acceptable risk levels can be achieved. Hazard assessment of an ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Homeland Security and Defense (2006)

by Margaret R. O'Leary

See also acceptable risk. acceptable risk In risk assessment usage, the level of human and property loss tolerated by an individual, household, group, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

by Ross M. Mullner

Specifically, risk evaluation refers to the determination of acceptable versus unacceptable risk by comparing risk estimates with some standard for level of acceptable risk. Exposure control refers to actions taken to keep exposure below the ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

acceptable risk (1) That degree of risk which society is willing to take afier societal, ...

Google previewThe Information Security Dictionary (2006)

Defining the Terms that Define Security for E-Business, Internet, Information and Wireless Technology by Urs E. Gattiker

Acceptable Risk (see also Risk) is the risk that has minimal detrimental effects or for which the benefits outweigh the potential hazards. Risk studies have provided data for how experts view various IT-related risks associated with the internet ...

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

acceptable risk The level of risk associated with minimal adverse effects. Acceptable health and environmental risks are usually determined by risk analysis. Cost may be an important consideration for ...

Google previewHIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations, Third Edition (2013)


Acceptable risk Level of risk ...

Google previewBiotech's Dictionary of Toxicology (2004)

by Dinesh Arora

acceptable risk probability of suffering disease or injury which is considered to be sufficiently small to be negligible'. See tolerable risk, accepted risk, negligible risk , risk de minimis. •.accepted risk probability of suffering disease or injury which ...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Acceptable risk is a concept that has developed in recent times when environmental issues like air ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)

by Miquel Porta

1,7,11 ACCEPTABLE RISK Risk that appears tolerable to some group. Risk that has minimal or longterm detrimental effects or ...

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