Occupational Health and Risk Management

Description :

Occupational Risk Management comprising of identification, assessment and prioritization of risks that followed up by co-ordination, economical application of resources to minimise risks and also to control the probability of impact of unfortunate event. Occupational Health Courses are being implemented in modern occupational safety and health legislation that demands on a risk assessment that been carried out prior in making an intervention. It should be kept in mind that Health Risk Management requires to manage risks in such a level that should as low as reasonably practical. The calculation of risk is based on the likelihood or probability of the harm being realized and the severity of the consequences. This can be expressed mathematically as a quantitative assessment or qualitatively as a description of the circumstances by which the harm could arise. The Risk Management should record and reviewed periodically whenever there is a significant change to work practices. The Occupational Epidemiologists should monitor incidents and risk distribution include practical possible recommendations to control the risk that generally speaking of newly introduced controls that should lower risk by one level that implies from high to medium or from medium to low.

  • Identify the hazards
  • Identify all affected by the hazard and how
  • Evaluate the risk
  • Identify and prioritize appropriate control measures