inadequate? Why may your organisation's risk control strategies be inadequate? Provide three examples of potential work hazards within your workplace.Possible outcomes—Staff turnover—Penalties and fines—Dissatisfied customers—Reputation damage—Loss of profits—Overspent budgetsReasons:—Lack of resources
—Failing to define the purpose and scope of the assessment —Failing to understand organization’s acceptable risk level. —Failing to assemble the best team possible to manage risk control.Workplace Hazards:—Boxes blocking the main entrance is a potential hazard because someone can run into themand get injured.—Water or any substance spilled on the emergency stairwell because if some uses the stairwell to exit and fell it can be seriously injured. In the worst case scenario is there is an emergency and several people use the stairwell there will be catastrophic consequences.—Having a live wire in the office because if someone touches it can be electrocuted.What methods are used in your workplace to identify hazards? Provide three examplesCollect existing information about workplace hazardsCollect, organize, and review information with workers to determine what types of hazards maybe present and which workers may be exposed or potentially exposed. Information available inthe workplace may include.Inspect the workplace for safety hazardsConduct regular inspections of all operations, equipment, work areas and facilities. Have workersparticipate on the inspection team and talk to them about hazards that they see or report.Conduct incident investigationsWorkplace incidents –including injuries, illnesses, close calls/near misses, and reports of otherconcerns– provide a clear indication of where hazards exist. By thoroughly investigating incidentsand reports, you will identify hazards that are likely to cause future harm.
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