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CLS-FRM-601A CLS Risk Assessment Form for Workplace Activity

Workplace Safety & Health: Identification of Hazard and Risk
The Workplace Safety and Health (Risk Management) Regulations 2006, Action Provisions item 3(1) states “In every workplace, the employer, self-employed person and principal shall conduct a risk assessment in relation
to the safety and health risks posed to any person who may be affected by his undertaking in the workplace”.
Created By
Yeo Ze Quan, One Miguel, Aleo Chan, Tracy Tang
Date Created
29 November 2016

Singapore Polytechnic, W315

Risk Assessment Date

Conducted Collectively By

Non-SP Staff

Last Review Date

Next Review Date



Remarks (if any)

This RA is for the construction of the prototype to CP5070 Chemical Product Design Send Notification to
and Development module.

I confirm that the Risk Assessment has been done in consultation with all staff listed above.
I confirm that the information provided is correct and shall communicate the following Risk Assessment information to all stakeholders involved in the Activities/Processes listed below.






Existing Risk Control


Attach the mirror to the container
(cutting of mirror to fit it to the

Physical Hazards
(Sharp edges/ there is
chances of breaking)

Physical Injury

Administration Controls:
1.Students should avoid touching the edge
of the mirror


Risk Level

Additional Control


Low (2)


Action Officer,
(Follow-Up Date)

2. Dispose broken mirror parts into
designated bin.
1.Wear glove to minimize contact with the
2. Wear safety goggles as small mirror
residue might enter your eye.


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6. Laboratory hot plate has temperature control and power cut off to prevent overheating. A light is lit when heating is in progress as an alert signal for students. TSOs are trained first aiders. 2. PPE: 1. covered shoes.0 . 3. First aid kit is available in the lab. 2. Wear thermal glove during the heating of ingredient so as to prevent burn injury 3. Wear lab coat. beeswax Thermal Hazards pastilles) using hot plate Electrical Hazards Physical injury due to hot surface Students and staff at risk Engineering Controls: 1. 7. Switch off main electrical power when not in use.Wear safety goggles to protect the eye from incoming heat.g. 5. CLS-FRM-601A Page 2 of 2 Rel 1. Lecturer to conduct safe briefing to students before conduct of activity. Do not operate electrical switches with wet hands.CLS-FRM-601A CLS Risk Assessment Form for Workplace Activity IDENTIFICATION OF HAZARD & RISK 2 Heating of ingredient(s) (e. Supervisor to brief the students on the safe equipment operating procedures. 4. Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil Administrative Controls: 1.

Controls: 1. Use heat resistant glasswares.0 . Students at risk. 2. 3. where available. Page 3 of 2 Rel 1. Wear latex/nitrile glove as the ingredient(s) might cause irritation to the skin 2. Lecturer to conduct safety briefing and safe work procedures before commencement of activity. Safety Datasheet for chemicals are available for all users. 3. Wear mechanical gloves to prevent cuts on the hand. 2.CLS-FRM-601A CLS Risk Assessment Form for Workplace Activity IDENTIFICATION OF HAZARD & RISK 3 Heating of beaker to heat up ingredients using hot plate Physical hazard (Glassware) Cuts from breakage of Administrative glassware. Wear goggles to protect eyes from contact with the substances 3. Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil Negligible Rare Low (1) nil nil PPE: 1. Wear lab coat and covered shoes. Inspect glasswares before use. 3. 4 Handling of oil substances and other chemicals and ingredients Possible allergic reactions to some ingredients or irritation upon contact Skin/Eye irritation Administration Controls: 1. ill-health Solid particulate may cause eye and throat irritations Students and staff at risk CLS-FRM-601A Administrative control: 1.Wash hands after handling the oils PPE: 1. 4. Wear lab coat 5 Use various chemicals in product formulation. 2. Wear safety goggles to protect the eye from accidental glass breakage. Dispose broken glasswares into designated bins. 'Food grade' chemicals are used which have minimal chemical hazards.Be careful not to spill the oils 2. Careful to drop glassware.

Chemical spill kit and safety eyewash are available in the lab. Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil Lab users at risk Annex A: RISK MATRIX CLS-FRM-601A Annex C: ASSESSMENT OF LIKELIHOOD Page 4 of 2 Rel 1. inhalation of spirit from broken thermometer. Transport and handling of cooking oil in a secondary containment tray. PPE: 1. 2. Students and staff at risk. 2. For any deviation of using standardised items for prototyping. covered shoes and safety goggles. students shall seek advice from module lecturers. TSO is trained first aider.0 . 5. First aid kit is available in the lab. Hold the cup on its handle when it is filled with hot solution. Administrative Controls: 1. 3. First aid kit is available in the workspace. 4.face mask and gloves. Use ceramic cups which has higher tolerance to temperature and breakage. 3. 7 Various tasks required to make a workable prototype with limited functionality.covered shoes. Wear lab coat and covered shoes. 6 Measure temperature of solution in a cup.CLS-FRM-601A CLS Risk Assessment Form for Workplace Activity IDENTIFICATION OF HAZARD & RISK PPE: Wear lab coat. 5. Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil Slip/falls when spillage of coconut oil and beeswax. Ensure thermometer is placed in a secure place when not in use and not left in the cup. 4. Standardized items are provided in W323 (Foveo@The Attic) workspace for prototype activities. 2. Physical thermal and chemical hazards Physical injury. TSOs are trained first aiders. The list of standardised items are made known to students. Physical Hazards 8 Handling of Coconut Oil and Beeswax Slipping Hazards (Organic Coconut Oil and Beeswax) Physical injury Administrative control: 1. Minor Rare Low (2) nil nil PPE: 1. Administrative control: 1. Students to wear lab coat.

sg/wps/PA_InfoStop/download/RMCP_2012.0 .pdf?folder=IS2011020100649&file=RMCP_2012.pdf CLS-FRM-601A Page 5 of 2 Rel 1.CLS-FRM-601A CLS Risk Assessment Form for Workplace Activity IDENTIFICATION OF HAZARD & RISK Annex B: ASSESSMENT OF SEVERITY Annex D: RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR RISK LEVELS Information extracted from Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC) website: Code of Practice on WSH Risk Management (First revision: 2012) https://www.wshc.