Risk management is now often discussed topic, which also appears in the new version of ISO 9001 standard. The risks are no longer seek only in the context of security and finances, as it was before, but there are numerous other areas. One of these areas where there may exist some risks, is the quality of the products. Ensuring the required quality of products is very important. Organizations that have implemented a quality management system according to ISO are obliged to incorporate risk management techniques into their processes. There are many questions, like which risk management techniques, are most effective, or how to evaluate the risks. The aim of this article is partially answer these questions and introduce techniques for risk management in product quality planning for the specific process. This article presents a comparison of different approaches to minimize defects in products in metallurgy. Attention is paid to methods FMEA, HAZOP, HACCP and Quality Risk Management. These methods are applied on the forging process.Keywords: Risk management, quality management, FMEA, HAZOP, HACCP, forging process
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