AJAR.id – Hello Ajarian! Learning the possibilities of danger and risks in a workplace seems to be in line with appropriate approaches, such as consultation and collaboration, in order to take considerable measure against the upcoming accidents or harmful situations.
Effective hazard identification requires application of all the techniques identified above (regular workplace inspections using checklists to record and document what is found) as well as close contact with staff and the operation of the business on a day by day basis.
This close contact is necessary so:
Employees understand safety is an ongoing concern for management and demonstrating management are actually involved and ‘walking the talk’;
Management can identify and address hazards at the earliest opportunity to prevent a potential risk becoming a workplace accident causing actual injury;
Staff are reminded that they have an ongoing role in workplace safety and are able to contribute to workplace safety on an ongoing basis, and have an obligation to do so.
Responsible management should target attention to areas and issues associated with:
The physical working space staff are required to operate within – this is to identify physical placement of items posing a risk;