The risk of injury is quite apparent in most construction site or in any heavy industry projects. However, we cannot eliminate these risks entirely but we can reduce these risk and control them using standard protocols or aha format and with a good work practices. Or we could just accept the fact that there will always be risk, and say "It's part of the job". But how much risk are you and your employees are willing to accept?
It is already a fact that risk is with us every day and on every task we do. Risk is usually determined by the number of times it occur, the probability it will happen, and the severity of the outcome of the risk. And there's a point in our life that we would just make a decision in accepting those risk every now and then. But the real question is "Do we really understand the risk we are taking?".
By simply accepting the risk begins at the very leaves and then forced down to the root of the risk. And by controlling these risk it requires management function. And one common we use today in reducing these risk is the Job Safety Analysis. Check it out!
Your employees or workers can become good in spotting hazards, but are not as good at mentioning them all. In most investigations, it shows that these works already know the hazard existed on the area but didn't do anything. Some people would even though these hazards are just normal in some way, so they though.
Which is why job safety analysis are an important part in managing risks in all heavy industries. And as a part of the risk management process, the job safety analysis is a management tool used to reduce all level of risk to the lowest possible and acceptable level approved by the members of the team. The tool is available though, as most companies and industries are using them because of its great impact in the work area.
There are also other factors that may influence local risk management and that is the physical environment of the work are, work procedures, the tools are part of the work and resources that are available to reduce or to eliminate the hazard or risk.
Remember that the risk management function requires communication with the stakeholders working together in order to complete the project. In the communication includes the information passed from one contractor team to another which may be required for risk assessment and communication among the crew members. To learn more about Job Safety Analysis, visit the following site: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job_safety_analysis#Assessing_risk_levels.
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