Difference Between Hazard and Risk (Infographic)

Last Updated : 01 March 2017
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    This infographic will help you understand the difference between hazard and risk, two terms that are often incorrectly used as synonyms. A hazard is something that has the potential to cause harm while risk is the likelihood of harm taking place, based on exposure to that hazard.

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    infographic explaining the difference between hazard and risk