Overview

  • Definitions

  • Hazard Identification and Control

  • Accidents

  • Work Planning

  • Workplace Hazards

  • System Safety

Hazard Identification and Control

Hazards and Risk

Hazard:

  • a dangerous condition, either potential or inherent, which can interfere with the expected, orderly progress of a given activity

Risk:

  • a measured or calculated chance of exposure to hazard(s) which may or may not result in loss

Both should be managed!

Hazard Identification and Control

Accidents and Incidents

Accident:

  • an unplanned and therefore unwanted or undesired event resulting in physical harm and/or property damage

Incident:

  • an unplanned event that did not but could have resulted in physical harm and/or property damage

Both should be investigated!

Hazard Identification and Control

Hazard Identification

Hazard Identification

  • Acceleration

  • Corrosion

  • Chemical Replacement

  • Fire

  • Electrical

  • Shock

  • Thermal

  • Inadvertent Activation

  • Power Source Failure

  • Electromagnetic Radiation

  • Contamination

  • Chemical Dissociation

  • Oxidation (other than air)

  • Explosion

  • Heat & Temperature

  • High Temperature

  • Low Temperature

  • Temperature Variation

  • Leakage

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