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Risk and Regulatory Analysis Overview

When considering risk (safety or programmatic), OHMS must focus on the individual elements of risk. Through the collection and analysis of data, the Program Management, Data & Statistics Division examines the elements of risk (Exposure, Vulnerability, and Consequences). This analysis is used to inform programmatic activities and policy decisions. In addition, the Division supports rulemaking by providing key data sources, research, regulatory impact analysis, environmental assessment, and policy analysis.