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OHSAS 18001 Step by Step: A Practical Guide by Naeem Sadiq

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CHAPTER 4: HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK ASSESSMENT AND DETERMINATION OF CONTROLS (CLAUSE 4.3.1)

Summary of requirements

Clause 4.3.1 of OHSAS 18001 requires the proactive assessment of hazards, risks and controls. This requirement is, therefore, central to the establishment of a sound OH&S system.

  • An organisation is required to establish, and implement, procedures for ongoing hazard identification, risk assessment and determination of controls.
  • Hazard identification must include infrastructure, equipment, human behaviours, capabilities, and routine and non-routine activities of all personnel.
  • The risk assessment must consider applicable legal obligations and determine the risks that may be considered unacceptable to the organisation.
  • The organisation ...

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