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PRACTICE OCCUPATIONAL

HEALTH AND SAFETY (OHS)


PROCEDURES (OS)

HAZARDS AND RISKS


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH and SAFETY (OHS)
PROMOTION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE
OF PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SOCIAL WELL- BEING OF
WORKERS IN ALL OCCUPATIONS.
PREVENTION AMONG ITS WORKERS OF ANY DEPARTURES
FROM HEALTH CAUSED BY THEIR WORKING CONDITIONS.
PROTECTION AMONG WORKERS IN THEIR EMPLOYMENT
FROM RISKS USUALLY FROM FACTORS ADVERSE TO HEALTH.
PLACING AND MAINTENANCE OF THE WORKER IN AN
OCCUPATIONAL ENVIRONMENT ADAPTED TO HIS OR HER
PHYSIOLOGICAL ABILITY.

HAZARDS AND RISKS


HAZARD- THE SOURCE OF
POTENTIAL INJURY OR THREAT.

RISK- THE PROBABILITY THAT


SOMETHING BAD WILL HAPPEN.

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
SLIPS, TRIPS and FALLS
SLIPS- SPILLS ON THE FLOOR LEAVING IT WET AND PRESENCE OF
SMALL OBJECTS LIKE PEN CAPS OR PAPER CLIPS THAT ARE LEFT
SCATTERED

TRIPS- WIRES RUNNING DOWN


NEAR OR THROUGH THE WALKWAYS
OR AISLE.

FALLS- LOOSE OVERHEAD


FIXTURES; TOSSING TOOLS AND
OBJECTS BETWEEN CO-WORKERS.

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
HOUSEKEEPING
THE ROUTINE TASKS THAT MUST BE DONE IN
ORDER FOR A SYSTEM FUNCTION OR TO
FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY.
Websters Dictionary

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
FIRE
ELECTRICAL FAULTS RANGING
FROM EQUIPMENT FAILURE,
OVERLOADING OF
CONVENIENCE
OUTLETS AND
EXTENSION CORDS, FRAYED
CABLE OR EXPOSED WIRINGS.

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
ERGONOMIC INJURIES
PAINFUL CONDITION
OF HANDS, HIPS OR
BACK DUE TO POOR
POSTURE.

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
EYE STRAIN
CAUSED BY STARING AT COMPUTER SCREENS
FOR LONG PERIOD OF TIME.

IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
A KIND OF HAZARD THAT RANGES FROM
ALLERGIES, CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY TO
OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, AND OTHER
RESPIRATORY DISORDER.

MATCH COLUMN A WITH COLUMN B.


_____1. TRIPPING

_____2. SLIPPING
_____3. FALLING
_____4. FIRE
_____5.
ERGONOMIC
INJURIES

ELECTRICAL FAULTS RANGING FROM EQUIPMENT FAILURE,


OVERLOADING OF CONVENIENCE OUTLETS AND EXTENSION
CORDS, FRAYED CABLE OR EXPOSED WIRING.
B. LOOSE OVERHEAD FIXTURES; TOSSING TOOLS AND
OBJECTS BETWEEN CO-WORKERS.
C. ALLERGIES, CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY, OCCUPATIONAL
ASTHMA, AND RESPIRATORY DISORDER.
D. WIRES RUNNING DOWN NEAR OR THROUGH THE
WALKWAYS OR AISLE.
E. SPILLS ON THE FLOOR LEAVING IT WET AND PRESENCE OF
SMALL OBJECTS LIKE PEN CAPS, OR PAPER CLIPS THAT ARE
LECT SCATTERED.
A.

_____6. EYE
STRAIN

F. STARING AT COMPUTER SCREENS FRO LONG PERIODS.

_____7. INDOOR
AIR QUALITY

G. PAINFUL CONDITION OF HANDS, HIPS OR BACK DUE TO


POOR POSTURE.

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
INVOLVES CONTROLLING THE HAZARD RIGHT
AT ITS SOURCE.

SAFE WORK PRACTICES


IT INVOLVES ESTABLISHING CERTAIN RULS AND
REGULATIONS REGARDING CARRYING OUT ALL
TASKS IN A SAFE MANNER.

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL
GOES HAND IN HAND WITH SAFE WORK.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT


PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, SUCH AS HELMET,
GLOVES, AND SAFETY SHOES OR RUBBER
BOOTS.

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS
SYSTEM TO TRACK HAZARD CORRECTION
REFERS TO WELL- DEFINED SYSTEM OF IDENTIFYING,
TRACKING, DOCUMENTING HAZARDS AND THE
CORRECTIONS MADE TO REDUCE, IF NOT
COMPLETELY ELIMINATE IT.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
INVOLVES STRICT, REGULAR MONITORING AND
REPLACEMENTS (WHERE APPLICABLE) OF CONTROLS
THAT ARE IN PLACE BEFORE IT NEEDS REPAIR.

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
REQUIRES DETAILED RISK ASSESSMENT AND
CAREFUL PLANNING.

MEDICAL PROGRAMS
AN IMPORTANT PART OF HEALTH AND SAFETY
SYSTEM.

MATCH COLUMN A WITH COLUMN B.


1. ENGINEERING
CONTROLS

A. REFERS TO WELL- DEFINED SYSTEM OF IDENTIFYING, TRACKING,


DOCUMENTING HAZARDS AND THE CORRECTIONS MADE TO REDUCE, IF
NOT COMPLETELY ELIMINATE IT.

2. SAFE WORK
PRACTICES

B. GOES HAND IN HAND WITH SAFE WORK.

3.
ADMINISTRATIVE
CONTROL

C. REQUIRES DETAILED RISK ASSESSMENT AND CAREFUL PLANNING.

4. PPE

D. INVOLVES CONTROLLING THE HAZARD RIGHT AT ITS SOURCE.

5. SYSTEMS TO
TRACK HAZARD
CORRECTION

E. PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, SUCH AS HELMET, GLOVES, AND SAFETY


SHOES OR RUBBER BOOTS.

6. PREVENTIVE
MAINTENANCE
SYSTMES

F. AN IMPORTANT PART OF HEALTH AND SAFETY SYSTEM.

7. EMERGENCY
PREPARATION

G. INVOLVES STRICT, REGULAR MONITORING AND REPLACEMENTS


(WHERE APPLICABLE) OF CONTROLS THAT ARE IN PLACE BEFORE IT
NEEDS REPAIR.

8. MEDICAL

H. IT INVOLVES ESTABLISHING CERTAIN RULS AND REGULATIONS

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS

SYSTEM FOR
CONTROLLING HAZARDS