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Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control - Hazard Identification ( Spot the Hazard )

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control - Hazard Identification  ( Spot the Hazard )

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control -  Hazard Identification  ( Spot the Hazard )

There are three steps used to manage health and safety at work:

Using the ThinkSafe steps

1.  Hazard Identification  ( Spot the Hazard )

Key Point : A hazard is anything that could hurt you or someone else.

Examples of workplace hazards include:

  • Frayed electrical cords (could result in electrical shock)

  • Boxes stacked precariously (they could fall on someone)

  • Noisy machinery (could result in damage to your hearing)

  • During work experience, you must remain alert to anything that may be dangerous. If you see, hear or smell anything odd, take note. If you think it could be a hazard, tell someone.
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