safety risk


ECSS-Q-ST-40C Rev.1


measure of the threat to safety posed by the hazard scenarios and their consequences


  • NOTE 1 Safety risk is always associated with a specific hazard scenario or a particular set of scenarios. The risk posed by a single scenario is called individual scenario risk. The risk posed by a set of scenarios with the same top consequence is called overall risk.
  • NOTE 2 The magnitude of a safety risk is a combination of the severity and the likelihood of the consequence.
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