In today’s modern society there is an increasing demand for “safer” products which have to meet increasingly demanding standards. The management of “risk” is a major factor in ensuring that a product can meet its design objectives as well as satisfying the required standards and, what is more important, meeting the need.

This paper aims to set out some practical steps to managing and minimising “risk”, as the tongue-in-cheek title suggests. The paper does not set out a prescriptive approach to eliminating risk, but sets out a practical process and approach to minimising the risk within technical and commercial boundaries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Gandy
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  1. 1.Industrial Control Services Technology Limited MaldonEssexUK

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