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Guarding



FIAT

Fixed guards
Interlocked guards
Adjustable guards
Trips & other devices

COSHH effects



ITCH

Irritant
Toxic
Corrosive/carcinogenic
Harmful

Mechanical Injuries



ICEDPEAS

Impact
Crushing/Cutting
Entanglement
Drawing in
Puncture
Ejection
Abrasion
Shearing

WEL

Workplace Exposure Limits

HAVS

Hand Arm Vibration Symdrome

WRULD
Work Related Upper Limb Disorder
SKATE
Skills
Knowledge
Ability
Training
Experience

Objectives



SMART

Specific


Measurable


Achievable


Reasonable/Realistic


Time bound

Definition

Risk
Risk is likelihood of an unwanted event occuring together with the severity of its consequences

Definition



Hazard

Anything that can cause harm.



Physical - noise, vibration, electrical


Chemical - asbestos, toxic, carcinogenic


Biological - hepatitis, HIV, leptospirosis


Psychological - stress, verbal Abuse

Definition



Accident

Unplanned and unwanted event which has cause harm to a person or damage to property

Definition



Injury

Describes the outcome of an incident that resulted in harm

Definition



Ill -health

An illness that has developed as the result of exposure to something in the work place

Definition



Near miss

Unplanned and unwanted event which under slightly different circumstances could have cause harm to a person or damage to property

5 steps to risk assessment

1. Identify the hazard


2. Identify who might be harmed


3. Evaluate the risk and decide if existing controls are adequate


4. Record the significant findings


5. Review assessment regularly

Principles of Prevention
Avoiding risk.
Evaluate unavoidable.
Combat the risks at source.
Adapt to the individual.
Adapt to technical progress.
Replace the dangerous with the less/ non- dangerous.
Developing a coherent prevention policy.
Collective protection over individual protection.
Instruction to employee

Factors



SHEEPMEAT

Social demographics (crime, traffic)


History (weather, previous use)


Equipment


Environment (cold, hot, busy, windy, dark)


People (how many, type, vulnerable, disabled)


Material (articles, substances)


Energy source (elect, gas, water)


Activities (what's happening)


Time (how long, when)

Controls



TIMMSPIES

Training


Inspection


Maintain


Monitor - conditions & people


Supervise


Prevent contact


Information


Environment


Safe system of work

Hierarchy of control



ERICPDW

Eliminate


Reduce


Isolate


Control


PPE


Discipline


Welfare

Common law duty of care
Safe place to work, including access and egress.
Safe plant and equipment.
Safe system of work.
Competent fellow employees.
adequate supervision, information, instruction and training.