Who are we?

In this fast changing environment it's important to have robust risk management processes in place. ISO/TC 262 ‘Risk Management’ develops international standards in the field of risk management to support organizations in all their activities including making decisions to manage and minimize the effects of accidents, disasters and faults in technical systems as well as response and recovery from major disruptive risks. The technical committee aims to create a logical and consistent family of standards that provides guidance based on market needs. 

Our Standards

ISO/TC 262 has responsibility for the below standards:

  • ISO 31000 -- Risk management -- Guidelines
  • (Handbook) ISO 31000 -- Risk management -- A practical guide
  • IEC 31010 -- Risk management -- Risk assessment techniques
  • ISO 31022 -- Risk management -- Guidelines for the management of legal risk
  • ISO 31030 -- Managing travel risks -- Guidance for organizations
  • ISO 31031 -- Managing risk for youth and school trips
  • ISO 31050 -- Guidance for managing emerging risks to enhance resilience
  • ISO 31073 -- Risk management -- Vocabulary


Apart from these standards the technical committees is also continuously reviewing new areas where standards can support organizations.

Find out more about these standards in the Projects section of this site.

Our Members

ISO/TC 262 has 61 Participating Countries and 21 Observing Counties as well as numerous liaisons.
BSI in the United Kingdom is responsible for the secretariat.



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