How can you seriously call yourself a safety regulator if you haven't even looked at your worst-case scenario?
Engineers tend to operate under worst-case scenarios, comparing the cost of building defences with likely damage.
Watch what happens to your energy when you choose not to engage in these worst-case scenario projections.
Davleyev said a worst-case scenario would be if one or two major facilities were infected by the end of the year.
The worst-case scenario for an employer would be for the whole 13 weeks of unpaid leave to be taken in short bursts at short notice.
Discussions about new technology, drugs, health or the environment invariably focus on worst-case scenarios.
In the worst-case scenario, ministers are preparing for mass evacuations of healthy people from cities.
Naturally, one can be overly pessimistic in assessing worst-case scenarios.
He says many predictions are based entirely on worst-case scenarios, and don't provide a balanced view.
He can only do the responsible thing in the face of uncertainty: assume a worst-case scenario.