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What is the difference between risk to life and risk of de

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What is the difference between risk to life and risk of death?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  adamd-mod replied 3 years ago.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Happy to wait. The question relates Health and Safety at work.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
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There are jobs/activities where there is an inevitable Risk of Death if things go wrong - motor racing for instance
That is a built in and inevitable risk of some activities.
A Risk to Life however refers to something that is done in a way that increases the risk - or actually causes a risk
I hope that this is of assistance
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
In a report by Charles Haddon Cave on an aircraft accident in 2006 he refers to a "net risk to life", what do you feel is meant by that expression?
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Is this an essay question?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No. What is your understanding of "net risk to life"? Does flying present a risk of death or a risk to life?
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
That would depend on what you are flying and where.
A scheduled flight between say London and Paris is probably not; a small plane flying through war torn country side would be