The EH&S Quality Assurance and Risk Management (QARM) group acts upon the company’s known and potential environmental, health and safety liabilities those that might be unknown. Through fieldwork, teams assess equipment, processes, and procedures to identify potential environmental, safety, or health risks. Potential risks are evaluated to determine likelihood of occurrence, defining features, potential severity of possible consequences, and our ability to detect or control them.
Con Edison conducts vulnerability assessments to evaluate potential liabilities that the company has in relation to environmental, health and safety concerns. In 2013, Con Edison will be commencing an assessment of the company’s other potential environmental vulnerabilities.