Physical and Irreparable Harm Risk

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Physical and Irreparable Harm Risk


Document and assess whether any likely failure modes can cause physical and/or irreparable harm, based on the Product Definitions. If such is the case, warrant increased oversight and attention throughout the Product Lifecycle to risks and controls in general and from this section in particular.


To warrant the necessary amount of control and resources throughout the Product Lifecycle with regard to preventing and mitigating significant threats to individuals' physical, financial, social, and psychological well being.

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