Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) is a systematic evaluation of the workplace and/or other activities which identifies the hazards present and gives an estimate of risks involved” in any activity.
Legally it is required that organizations conduct risk assessments and these risk assessments should not just be mere pieces of paper so as to achieve legal compliance but also serve the set objectives, hence it is required that the risk assessments should be “suitable and sufficient”.
Factors of HIRA – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
We in TheSafetyMaster™, consider the following as the factors of HIRA during our HIRA certificate training,
1. Human Behavior
2. Hazard Origination
3. Change in Management
4. Hazard Created
6. Applicable Legal Obligation
9. Design of workplace
Steps of HIRA – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
Basically there are three steps involved in HIRA and it helps majorly in keeping the workplace safe.
Risk Assessment in HIRA
Risk Assessment is a formalized process of identifying preventive and protective measures by evaluating the risk(s) arising from a Hazard(s), taking by evaluating the risk(s) arising from hazard(s), taking into accounts the adequacy of any existing controls, and deciding whether or not the risk(s) is acceptable.
Objectives of a Risk Assessment
• To determine the measure required by the organization to comply with relevant health and safety legislation
• To ensure that risks are minimized by the correct application of risk control measures
• To ensure legal compliance
• To prevent incidents from happening and the consequent injury and ill health
• To prevent legal enforcement action against the company and its managers.
• To prevent the direct and indirect costs arising from an accident.
Risk Assessment Process: Five Step Method
Expert help is often required within industrial workplace activity for Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA Studies) and at TheSafetyMaster™, we excel at this integral ‘Safety First’ service.
The objective of HIRA training is to train staff to identify and contain various activity based workplace hazards and risks within an industrial setting that may have low injury but high frequency and it’s not conducted on non-chemical process/activity that involve work at height, material handling, confined space, permit to work etc. Such an assessment is followed up with extensive documentation of risks and hazards present within an industrial environment, their causes, associated consequences and risk and hazards containment recommendations.
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