Dedicated software

- Considerable masses of data are processed, sorted and ranked.

- The criticality calculation system is usually automatic.

- The evolution of the document is saved and archived.

- Generates other prevention tools: plan of action, analysis of accidents, etc.

- Access is controllable; two or more users may work simultaneously.

- Training of users is lengthy and constraining.

- Expensive.

- The client needs to be accompanied (file set-up and client service).

- Sensitive to computer system bugs.


- Use is simple and flexible.

- Inexpensive.

- Databases are accessible and easily integrated into other systems.

- Time required for modeling, set-up and construction of indicators and methods of calculation.

- Manual updating of data requires rigor and concentration (tedious).

- Sensitive to computer system bugs.