In assessing environmental risks we examine how and to what extent the company is polluting its environment in the course of carrying out its activities.
A Challenges facing environmental risks:
when calculating a weighted frequency of a given environmental risk occurring, the frequency of occurrence and extent of resulting pollution must be considered
when calculating the severity of the impact of a given environmental risk, detectability, extent, and duration of the event must be considered, as well as its impact on the natural environment and living world
environmental impacts must be assessed according to operational status
pollution may be linked to a given activity or product