Risk Analysis = Hazard Analysis + Risk Assessment

Hazard Analysis Methods

A crucial distinction between different hazard analysis methods is whether the analysis starts with a component failure and tries to investigate the possible effects on the occurrence of hazards, or whether they start with a specific hazard and try to trace back by which sorts of component failures they may be caused.

Jan Peleska / Bremen Institute of Safe Systems BISS / < jp@informatik.uni-bremen.de> / 20JUNE1998