Definition of risk assessment in English:

risk assessment

Syllabification: risk as·sess·ment


  • A systematic process of evaluating the potential risks that may be involved in a projected activity or undertaking.
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    • The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) called for sensible risk assessments to be made.
    • The officer said he feared he could get into trouble without first having a risk-assessment conducted.
    • The team undertook a two-pronged approach to risk assessment.

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