What is Acceptable Risk
Carl and Fred discussing the broad subject of risk, focusing on the concept of acceptable risk.
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss
- Rare events that are high consequence, with low probability
- In FMEA, high severity with low occurrence, can still be high risk
- In FMEA, always address high severity issues first
- Use strategies to reduce severity or occurrence risk
- There is no such thing as zero risk
- When has risk been reduced sufficiently? What is “acceptable risk”?
- ISO standards on the subject of risk management
- Risk has two primary components: severity and probability
- In FMEA, companies can consider different combinations of S, O, and D, and assign red, yellow, green to support risk prioritization
- Business vs technical risk
- Reliability practitioners help management make good decisions
- Tools to manage risk
- Use of FMEA to identify and achieve acceptable risk
- As a practitioner, what can you do if your company goes forward with unacceptable risk?
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SOR 431 What is Acceptable RiskCarl Carlson
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