Hazard Identification and Risk Management

3. Hazard Identification and Risk Management / Assessments

This is section 3 of 12 to be included in your submission.

Risk management is a vital element of health and safety management. Organisations should establish a process for identifying significant health and safety hazards within its operation and implement suitable and sufficient risk assessment processes to address both routine and non- routine activities. Procedures should also be established to review all risk assessments following significant changes to any process, organisational change or incident history.

Supporting evidence relating to 2019 should be representative of the whole organisation and must include current evidence of implementation and review. Examples of the evidence required:

  • Hazard register / list;
  • Hazard identification;
    • Hazard rating / list
  • Risk assessments;
    • Provide evidence that you have identified significant health and safety hazards in your organisation
    • Provide evidence that you have carried out suitable and sufficient risk assessments for these hazards and implemented appropriate controls. This should include occupational health surveillance and occupational health hygiene surveys.
    • List of all relevant risk assessments carried out in your organisation and give examples
  • Prevention and control measures;
  • Analysis of routine and non-routine activities;
  • Analysis of significant changes;
  • Communication of results and controls
  • Provide policies and procedures relevant to the above.
  • Evidence of implementation of the above.

This is not an exhaustive list but presents a structure for applicants.

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