NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Risks and benefits
Grades 5-8, page 169

Analysis of risks evaluates hazards and uses the results to determine the options for reducing or eliminating risks.

Benchmark 3B The Nature of Technology: Design and Systems
Grades 9-12, page 52
Risk analysis is used to minimize the likelihood of unwanted side effects of a new technology. The public perception of risk may depend, however, on psychological factors as well as scientific ones.