Risk Assessment Tool

Activity, item, or program that contributes to determining and evaluating risks.

Sample Usage: A checklist is a common risk assessment tool that allows users to easily execute risk assessments in a consistent way.

Annotation: Tools can include computer software and hardware, standard forms, or checklists for recording and displaying risk assessment data.

Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance

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