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Reasonably Foreseeable
The term Reasonably Foreseeable is used in a number of areas of Radiation Protection , including Risk Assessment , Safety Cases and Probabilistic Safety Assessments (PSA) . Reasonably foreseeable can be taken to mean an incident or accident which is thought to be Credible . It can be expressed numerically and this value will differ depending on the situation being assessed (but perhaps in the range of 10-5 to 10-6). The term does not appear to be defined exactly in legislation and there is certainly an interchange in interpretation with 'Credible'.