Environmental Risk Assessment
This Guideline is concerned with planning and managing the application of risk assessment and environmental assessment concepts and techniques to the analysis of activities that may affect the environment.
It will assist those who are responsible for such activities to
(a) understand what environmental risk assessment is and how it relates to the overall risk management process; and
(b) create a format to address and document the environmental risk assessment process in a logical manner.
These guidelines do not
(a) identify criteria for meeting specific government regulations;
(b) specify the environmental risk assessment method that is required for a given situation;
(c) offer detailed guidelines for specific hazards; or
(d) address, among others, insurance, actuarial, legal, or financial risks.