Consequence Analysis

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National Definitions


Consequence analysis; impact analysis: The process of identifying and evaluating the potential or actual effects of an event or incident.

Analyse des conséquences; analyse des répercussions: Processus d’identification et d’examen des effets potentiels ou réels d’un événement ou d’un incident. [1]


Consequence Analysis is estimation of the effect of potential hazardous events. [2]

United States

[SIMILAR TERM] Consequence Assessment is the product or process of identifying or evaluating the potential or actual effects of an event, incident, or occurrence. [3]

See also


  1. Vocabulaire de la gestion des urgencies/Emergency Management Emergency Management Vocabulary 281 (2012)
  2. Australian Emergency Management Glossary, Emergency Management Australia (1998)
  3. DHS Risk Lexicon 2010 Edition, September 2010