The starting point of hazard control is hazard identification. Once hazards are identified, they can be assessed to determine appropriate controls. While the general approach for conducting these operations is mandated by OHS laws, the specific techniques and methods are left to the employer’s discretion. The policy below is based on generally accepted best practices for hazard identification, assessment and control.
HOW TO USE THIS TOOL
This Model Policy is based on best practices rather than specific regulatory requirements and can be easily adapted without the need for significant revision for any type of workplace, industry or jurisdiction.