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Risk Rating Table

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Risk Management, Portland, OR


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Risk Rating Table 


SEVERITY: Insignificant Minor Moderate Major Critical
Almost Certain M H E E E
Likely M M H E E
Possible L M H E E
Unlikely L L M H E
Rare L L M H H


Risk Rating:

  • Extreme Risk – Involve senior management immediately, emergency situation, consider not doing the activity.
  • High Risk – Management attention required for business and policy decisions, risk control, insurance types and limits, etc.
  • Moderate Risk – Management should be kept informed of risk control, insurance types and limits, etc.
  • Low Risk – Manage by routine procedures, insurance types and limits could be flexible.


Rev 08/10