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1-8 Risk Perception

People perceive risks in different ways, though their perceptions might not always be supported by the actual statistics. The actual risk associated with the chemical industry is generally much less than that perceived by the public. Thus, the chemical industry is held to a higher safety standard than other industries. This requires continuous improvement in chemical industry safety programs to achieve the necessary public trust, credibility, and license to operate.

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