Screening Criteria

Values, targets or performance standards used to evaluate or compare the significance of an identified hazard, event or associated risk to determine the tolerability. They may be defined both in quantitative and qualitative terms. Screening Criteria includes (but is not limited to): regulatory requirements, industry standards, client requirements, internal company requirements (based on company values and experience).

Other Related Terms and Definitions:

ISO-17776 – Target or standard used to judge the tolerability of an identified hazard or effect.

IADC HSE Case Guidelines Issue 02 – (Acceptance Criteria) – The limits within which risks are acceptable.

Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Appendix 2 to Health, Safety and Environment Case Guidelines for Offshore Drilling Contractors, Issue 3.3.2, February 2010. IADC Guidelines


Screening criteria

The values or standards against which the significance of the identified hazard or effect can be judged. They should be based on sound scientific and technical information and may be developed by the company and industry bodies, or provided by the regulators.

Source: OGP Report No. 6.36/210, Guidelines for the Development and Application of Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, July 1994. Global Standards

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