CSA Z – Occupational Health and Safety – Hazard Identification and Elimination and Risk Assessment and Control Worker fatalities, injuries, and illnesses. worlds first OHS-‐specific Risk Assessment Standard, and how CSA Z fits into the larger regulatory picture in Canada and globally. The presenta’on also. The CSA Z Standard “Occupational health and safety – Hazard identification and elimination and risk assessment and control” uses the.
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CSA Z1002-12 (R2017)
Review all of the phases of the lifecycle. The term often used to describe the full process is risk assessment:. What objects or equipment could I strike or hit my body upon, or that part of my body might be caught in, on, or between? Look at the physical work environment, equipment, materials, products, etc. CCOHS is not liable for any loss, claim, or demand ccsa directly or indirectly from any use or reliance upon the information.
Results of any job safety analysis. Look at injury and incident records.
Search all fact sheets: Cwa all fact sheets:. Determine whether a product, machine or equipment can be intentionally or unintentionally changed e. OSH Answers Fact Sheets Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion.
Include all shifts, and people who work off site either at home, on other job sites, drivers, teleworkers, with clients, etc.
Trade or safety associations. What materials or situations do I come into contact with?
Information, publications, alerts, etc. Look at all aspects of the work and include non-routine activities such as maintenance, repair, or cleaning. Sources z100 information include:. What could I slip or trip on? It may be necessary to research about what might be a hazard as well as how much harm that hazard might cause.
Basically, a hazard is the potential for fsa or an adverse effect for example, to people as health effects, to organizations as property or equipment losses, or to the environment.
Hazard identification is part of the caa used to evaluate if any particular situation, item, thing, etc. Type a word, a phrase, or ask a question. Download the free OSH Answers app. A common way to classify hazards is by category: Hazard identification can be done: Examine risks to visitors or the public. Look at foreseeable unusual conditions for example: If you are new to your workplace, to learn about the hazards of your job, you can: Z002 every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information, CCOHS does not guarantee, warrant, represent or undertake that the information provided is correct, accurate or current.
Hazard Identification : OSH Answers
It may help to work as a team and include both people familiar with the work area, as well as people who are not – this way you have both the experienced and fresh eye to conduct the inspection. Experiences of other organizations similar to yours. The term often used to describe the full process is risk assessment: Consider the groups of people that may have a different level of risk such as young or inexperienced workers, persons with disabilities, or new or expectant mothers.
Determine appropriate ways to eliminate the hazard, or control the risk when the hazard cannot be eliminated risk control. Test or monitor for exposure occupational hygiene testing such as chemical or noise exposure. Sources of information include: List any item that should be examined. Overall, the goal of hazard identification is to find and record possible hazards that may be present in your workplace. Another way to look at health and safety in your workplace is to ask yourself the following questions.
Harm – physical injury or damage to health.
During the risk assessment process, the level of harm will be assessed. During design and implementation Designing a new process or procedure Purchasing and installing new machinery Before tasks are done Checking equipment or following processes Reviewing surroundings before each shift While tasks are being done Be aware of changes, abnormal conditions, or sudden emissions Z1020 inspections Formal, informal, supervisor, health and safety committee After incidents Near misses or minor events Injuries To be sure that all hazards are found: What could I fall from?
Include how the tasks are done. Look at the way the z100 is organized or done include experience of people doing the work, systems being used, etc. Hazard – a potential z10022 of harm to a worker. The CSA Z Standard “Occupational health and safety – Hazard identification and elimination and risk assessment and control” uses the following terms:. Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion.