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E. the current risk state). • Target risk score – the assessment of consequence and likelihood once all the controls (existing and new) are in place and effectively delivering mitigation. This can also be referred to as net, controlled or residual risk. Using this concept of three risk scores will show the impact on the risk level of any existing and/or additional controls. It will also help an organization to decide the most effective use of resources. For example, if two risks have the same initial and current score but an investment of £5000 will mitigate one further than the other, the organization can ensure maximum benefit from the financial investment.
CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 88–96. 3 Risk Assessment J. Bush Corporate Risk Manager, Waitemata District Health Board, New Zealand Key Questions • • • • What is a risk? How are risks assessed and quantified in relation to emergency preparedness? What decisions are available once the risk has been quantified? How does risk information influence the emergency preparedness work plan? 1 What is Risk and Risk Management? There are many variations of the definition of risk; however, they all have a common theme to them, which is that risk is measured in terms of consequence (impact) and likelihood (chance/probability) of an event occurring.
The guidance focused on ensuring absolute clarity about agency roles and responsibilities, including command and control. Over time, the Panel has grown in recognition of the multi-agency support and engagement necessary in meeting the needs in any humanitarian emergency. LESLP membership now includes the Metropolitan Police Service, the City of London Police, representatives of the British Transport Police, the London Fire Brigade, the London Ambulance Service, local authorities, the Port of London Authority, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the military and the voluntary sectors.