The Risk Management Process

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THE METHODS OF RISK ASSESSMENT: Risk management process: This process is known as risk management and involves the four steps set out in this code: • Identify Hazards – find out what could cause harm • Assess Risks – understand the nature of the harm that could be caused by the hazard, how serious the harm could be and the likelihood of it happening • Control Risks – implement the most effective control measure that is reasonably practicable in the circumstances • Review Control Measures – to ensure they are working as planned. Risk management is a proactive process that helps you respond to change and facilitate continuous improvement in your business. It should be planned, systematic and cover all reasonably hazards and associated risks. In accrodance with OHS Regulations section 5.1.3-high risk construction work means construction work— (a) where there is a risk of a person falling more than 2 metres; (b) on telecommunications towers; (c) involving demolition; (d) involving the removal or likely disturbance of asbestos; (e) involving structural alterations that require temporary support to prevent collapse; (f) involving a confined space; (g) involving a trench or shaft if the excavated depth is more than 1•5 metres; (h) involving a tunnel; (i) involving the use of explosives; (j) on or near pressurised gas distribution mains or piping; (k) on or near chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines; (l) on or near energised electrical installations or services; (m) in an
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