News reports abound of major, sometimes catastrophic industrial disasters like Chernobyl in 1986, or Union Carbide in 1984 – accidents that may have been prevented with proper worksite risk assessment and safety standards. However, though there are stringent guidelines and rules on workplace safety, the major flaw continues to be timebound, detailed assessment of health and safety risks, and implementation of protective measures.
This infographic highlights the issues and sets a 6-step framework for risk assessment, from identifying the hazards, conducting regular equipment inspections, to implementing control measures and reviewing effectiveness.
Worksite Risk Assessment: 6 Steps to Follow
Infographic by – Progressive Safety Equipment