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The new risk management standards are expected to revolutionize best practices for safety, health and environmental professionals working in the risk management and insurance industry. Z690.1 Vocabulary for Risk Management, Z690.2 Risk Management Principles and Guidelines, Z690.3 Risk Assessment Techniques.
Vocabulary for Risk Management ANSI/ASSE/ISO Guide 73 (Z690.1-2011)
(identical national adoption of ISO Guide 73:2009)
Scope: This standard provides the definitions of generic terms related to risk management. It aims to encourage a mutual and consistent understanding of, and a coherent approach to, the description of activities relating to the management of risk and the use of uniform risk management terminology in processes and frameworks dealing with the management of risk.
This standard is intended to be used by:
- those engaged in managing risks;
- those who are involved in activities of ISO and IEC; and
- developers of national or sector-specific standards, guides, procedures and codes of practice relating to the management of risk.
- those seeking principles and guidelines on risk management
Reference is made to ANSI/ASSE Z690.2 (ISO 31000)
Risk Management—Principles and Guidelines ANSI/ASSE/ISO 31000 (Z690.2-2011)
(identical national adoption of ISO 31000:2009)
Scope: This standard provides principles and generic guidelines on risk management. This standard can be used by any public, private or community enterprise, association, group or individual and is not specific to any industry or sector.
This standard can be applied throughout the life of an organization and to a wide range of activities, including strategies and decisions, operations, processes, functions, projects, products, services and assets. In addition, this standard can be applied to any type of risk, whatever its nature, whether having positive or negative consequences.
It is intended that this standard be utilized to harmonize risk management processes in existing and future standards. It provides a common approach in support of standards dealing with specific risks and/or sectors and does not replace those standards. This standard is not intended for the purpose of certification.
Risk Assessment Techniques ANSI/ASSE/IEC/ISO 31010 (Z690.3-2011)
(identical national adoption of ISO/IEC 31010:2009)
Scope: This standard is a supporting standard for ANSI/ASSE Z690.1, Vocabulary for Risk Management, (ISO Guide 73:2009), and provides guidance on selection and application of systematic techniques for risk assessment. Risk assessment carried out in accordance with this standard contributes to other risk management activities. The application of a range of techniques is introduced, with specific references to other national and international standards where the concept and application of techniques are described in greater detail. This standard is not intended for certification, regulatory or contractual use.