Environmental Protection Agency

Consolidate Federal Chemical Hazard Assessment

I suggest a consolidation of chemical hazard assessment in a single forum to produce uniform Federal assessment documents on chemical hazards. Multiple agencies could then use this product in their specific risk assessment and risk management activities. While chemical “RISK” changes depending on use and exposure patterns, necessitating different approaches to assessing and managing risk as appropriate based on use and... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Don't Post OMB-300 Info On a Public Web Site for Terrorists

The OMB-300 information provides insight into government projects, the associated costs and the risks. Why would we want to publish this on a public web site? John Q. Public doesn't care, but terrorists do care. We should not waste government money on putting project information on a public web site so that terrorists can see what we have planned.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

E-MAR

Electronic Version of the Monthly Accounting Report to include a cumulative risk analysis of of the project. The Owner/Agent enters in the Schedule A, B, and C information; however it is assembled differently so as to capture the information similar to what is reported in FASS for account codes. In essence, the project prepares a cash Profit & Loss statement. It then allows Project Managers to interact by comparing... more »

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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

improve risk assessment capability in federal government

There are a lot of ideas on this site for saving a few hundred or a few thousand dollars. Too bad we couldn't have saved the hundreds of billions we used to bail out the financial sector--again (remember RTC?). The regulatory agencies were asleep at the switch. Risk isn't limited to markets. Are we adequately prepared for earthquakes near New Madrid, MO? Isn't New Orleans still below sea level? Do we have backup plans... more »

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