thick conception of risk

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thick conception of risk 


A popular term for broad risk assessment which encompasses all* conceivable risks associated with an intervention–i.e., not just injury and death, but social loss and indirect costs as well.

*Colloquially, thick, in contrast to thin, which only assesses the common physical harms associated with an intervention–e.g., injuries, death


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