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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 previewHorngrens Accounting (2016)

Business, Finance by CTI Reviews

Acceptable risk is a risk that is understood and tolerated usually because the cost or difficulty of implementing an effective countermeasure for the associated vulnerability exceeds the expectation of loss. Control environment, also called ...

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 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 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 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 ...

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 (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 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 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 previewHIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations

Second Edition by HIMSS

Acceptable risk The level of risk management finds acceptable to a particular information asset. Acceptable risk is based on empirical data and supportive technical opinion that the overall risk is understood, and that the controls placed on the ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

acceptable risk is defined as the risk level at which a seriously adverse result is highly unlikely, but about...

acceptable risk has become a commonly referred term ever since water ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


of risks || répartition des risques | übernehmbares ~ | acceptable risk || risque acceptable | versicherbares ~ | coverable risk; ...

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