Definitions

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A list of definitions for terms used throughout ASEMS documentation
Name Term description Sourcesort ascending
Restricted Material

Material that is banned or controlled by legislation but is still permitted for specific uses.

REACH
Reactive Systems

These management systems monitor and investigate occurrences of undesirable events in order to reduce the probability of recurrence.

JSP 454
Risk

Combination of the likelihood of harm and the severity of that harm.

Def Stan 00-56 Issue 6
Risk Management

The systematic identification, evaluation and reduction of risk.

Def Stan 00-56 Issue 6
Risk to Life

Risk of harm.

Def Stan 00-56 Issue 6
Residual Risk

The risk remaining after risk reduction.

Def Stan 00-56 Issue 4
Risk Tolerability

A level of risk that may be tolerated when it has been demonstrated to be ALARP.

Adapted from Def Stan 00-56 Issue 4
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