Intro to Safety Culture Handouts

Intro to Safety Culture Handouts - 9/13/2009 Safety Culture...

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9/13/2009 1 Safety Culture CE 507 Construction Safety & Health 1 Hazards • A source of potential harm or a situation with a potential to cause loss. It can cause loss to: – People – injury – Equipment – Breakage – Property - fire 2 Hazard Recognition Sheet • Using the answer sheet, identify the hazards you recognized • Determine the % of the hazards you recognized • What was the highest % identified? 3
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9/13/2009 2 Incident • Unplanned event that may result in an injury to a person or damage to property 4 Risk • The likelihood of injury or illness being caused by a hazard. • Risk is governed by: – Likelihood – is the likelihood that an injury will result from the hazard occurring and affecting someone. – Exposure is a component of likelihood and is a measure of the level of contact that people have with the hazard – Consequence – is the potential degree of harm of the hazard 5 Safety Risk Management Procedures 1. Hazard identification 2. Risk Assessment 3. Risk Control 4 Ongoing Evaluation 4. Ongoing Evaluation 6
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9/13/2009 3 Hazard Identification • Physical – noise, electricity • Chemical – toxic gases, corrosive liquids • Ergonomic – height of a workbench, vibration • Radiation • Psychological – stress, overwork • Biological – viruses from air conditioning systems 7 Risk Assessment • Process of assessing all of the risks associated with each of the hazards identified during the identification process 8 Risk Assessment cont. • The probability or likelihood of an incident occurring is evaluated • The severity of the potential consequences is calculated or estimated • Based on these two factors, the risks are assigned priority to risk control through the use of a risk rating 9
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9/13/2009 4 Risk Likelihood Descriptor Example, Detailed Description Fatality Death Major Injury Extensive injuries, lost time injury > 5 days, permanent disability (e.g., broken bones, major strains) Minor injury Medical treatment required, lost time injury from 1 – 5 days (e.g., minor strains) First aid First aid treatment where medical treatment not required (e.g., minor cuts and burns) Negligible Incident does not require medical treatment, property damage may have occurred 10 Consequence Descriptor Description Very Likely It is expected to occur at some time in the near future (daily) Likely Will probably occur in most circumstances (weekly) Possible Might occur at some time (monthly) Unlikely
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