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VOL 11.15: Hazard Analysis
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(September 15, 2020)

The most important method of identifying and rectifying a hazard is using a hazard analysis, if it looks dangerous, it probably is!

So how do you define a hazard? A hazard is anything that may cause damage, injury or illness, to people, environment or plant and buildings.

There are five traditional ways to control hazards;

1. Elimination

2. Substitution

3. Engineering

4. Administration

5. Personal Protective Equipment


In controlling a hazard, we can use any number of these ways to formulate our risk control, so how come now we have risk involved here?




Published by : D. L. Shah Trust,

Edited by : Mr Hari K Taneja, Trustee, D. L. Shah Trust

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