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LOPA provide precise risk of the scenario.

asked Mar 27, 2014 in Safety by JeffS (450 points) | retagged May 6, 2016 by odadmin

Is it correct to say that since LOPA uses numbers, the results express the precise risk of the scenario?

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answered Mar 27, 2014 by odadmin (21,030 points) | selected Mar 27, 2014 by JeffS
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Not correct. 

Like various other techniques, LOPA gives approximations of risk that are useful in making comparisons. Typically, LOPA analyses have sufficient precision to adequately quantify the risk of a particular process scenario.