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The Role of Data in Safety Risk Assessment


Safety risk assessment is a process that includes determining the likelihood and severity of a potential consequence of a hazard. Data is a critical building block in a successful safety risk assessment process. Data helps determine which potential consequence(s) of a hazard to assess based on data trends and helps to determine likelihood and severity.

This article was originally published in the May 2022 issue of the Transit Safety & Oversight Spotlight newsletter.

Last updated: Thursday, June 2, 2022
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