Risk assessment: Experts vs. lay people

Tor Stålhane, Timo Malm

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    Abstract

    Risk assessment is an important activity when we shall define the requirements for a safety critical system. The assigned risk level (SIL or PL) will influence both the construction of the system and the processes used during development.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRisk, Reliability and Safety
    Subtitle of host publicationInnovating Theory and Practice
    EditorsLesley Walls, Matthew Revie, Tim Bedford
    PublisherCRC Press
    Pages1345-1352
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-37498-7
    ISBN (Print)978-1-138-02997-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 2016
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event26th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2016 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Duration: 25 Sep 201629 Sep 2016

    Conference

    Conference26th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2016
    Abbreviated titleESREL 2016
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityGlasgow
    Period25/09/1629/09/16

    Keywords

    • reliability
    • reliability theory
    • risk assessment
    • lay peoples
    • risk levels
    • safety critical systems

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    Stålhane, T., & Malm, T. (2016). Risk assessment: Experts vs. lay people. In L. Walls, M. Revie, & T. Bedford (Eds.), Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating Theory and Practice (pp. 1345-1352). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315374987-201