Subjective judgment about the characteristics and/or severity of risk.
Sample Usage: Fear of terrorist attacks may create a skewed risk perception. Annotation: Risk perception may be driven by sense, emotion, or personal experience.
Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance
Stakeholder’s (126.96.36.199) view on a risk (1.1).
NOTE Risk perception reflects the stakeholder’s needs, issues, knowledge, belief and values.
Source: ISO Guide 73:2009(E/F), Risk Management – Vocabulary, First Edition, 2009. Global Standards