Managing Risks

2018-02-02T04:53:35Z (GMT) by Amanda Capes-Davis Darryn Capes-Davis

Managing Risks at Work

1. What are the aims of risk control/management?

a. Eliminate the risk ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’

b. If this is not possible, minimise the risk ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’

2. List the three levels in the risk control hierarchy

a. Level 1 Risk Control: Eliminate the hazards

b. Level 2 Risk Control: Substitute the hazard with something safer, isolate the hazard from people, use engineering controls

c. Level 3 Risk Control: Use administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE)

3. Give examples of risk controls in each category

a. Level 1

b. Level 2

c. Level 3