CIPRNet CIP glossary


occurrence or change of a particular set of circumstances

NOTE 1 An event can be one or more occurrences, and can have several causes.
NOTE 2 An event can consist of something not happening.
NOTE 3 An event can sometimes be referred to as an “incident” or “acci-dent”.
NOTE 4 An event without consequences can also be referred to as a “near miss”, “incident”, “near hit” or “close call”. [©‎ ISO Guide 73:2009]