Published Standards

ISO/CD Guide 73 Risk management – Vocabulary

ISO Guide 73:2009 provides the definitions of generic terms related to risk management. It aims to encourage a mutual and consistent understanding of, and a coherent approach to, the description of activities relating to the management of risk, and the use of uniform risk management terminology in processes and frameworks dealing with the management of risk.

ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and Guidelines

While all organizations manage risk to some degree, this standard articulates a number of principles that need to be satisfied to make risk management effective. It informs the reader about how organizations should develop, implement and continuously improve a framework whose purpose is to integrate the process for managing risk into the organization’s overall values, culture, governance, strategy, planning and management.

ISO/TR 31004:2013 Risk management – Guidance for the implementation of ISO 31000

This technical report provides guidance for organizations on managing risk effectively by implementing ISO 31000:2009. It provides advice in relation to:

  • the development of a structured and tailored approach which will enable organizations to transition their risk management arrangements in alignment with ISO 31000;
  • an explanation of the underlying concepts of ISO 31000;
  • further guidance on aspects of the principles and risk management framework that are described in ISO 31000.

IEC 31010:2009 Risk management – Risk assessment techniques

IEC 31010:2009 is a dual logo IEC/ISO, single prefix IEC, supporting standard for ISO 31000 and provides guidance on selection and application of systematic techniques for risk assessment. This standard is not intended for certification, regulatory or contractual use.

NOTE: This standard does not deal specifically with safety. It is a generic risk management standard and any references to safety are purely of an informative nature. Guidance on the introduction of safety aspects into IEC standards is laid down in ISO/IEC Guide 51