Classify work activitiesEmployer Consultationrepresentative Worker representative Identify hazard Review Risk assessment Risk control action plan (PRN) Implement
Likelihood(L) Example RatingMost likely The most likely result of the 5 hazard/event being realisedPossible Has a good chance of occuring and is 4 not unusual.Conceivable Might be occur at sometime in the 3 future.Remote Has not been known to occur after 2 many years.Inconceivable Is practically impossible and has 1 never occurred.
Severity(S) Example RatingCatastrophic Numerous fatalities,irrecoverable 5 property damage and productivity.Fatal Approximately 1 single fatality,major 4 property damage if hazard is realisedSerious Non-fatal injury, permanent 3 disability.Minor Disabling but not permanent injury. 2Neglible Minor abrasions,bruises,cuts,first aid 1 type injuries
RISK DESCRIPTION ACTION15-25 High Require IMMEDIATE action to control the hazard as detailed in the hierarchy of control.Action taken must be documented on the risk of assessment form including date for completion.5-12 Medium Requires a planned approach to controlling the hazard and applies temporary measures if required. Actions taken must be documented on the risk of assessment form including date for completion.1-4 Low May be considered as acceptable and further reduction may not be necessary.However,if the risk can be resolved quickly and efficiently, control measures should be implemented and recorded.