By completing and communicating the step-by-step hazard management process, departments and crown corporations work toward eliminating hazards or reducing risk, thereby protecting workers from injury or illness and creating safer and healthier workplaces.
Step One Hazard Identification - all tasks, situations and occurrences with the potential to harm are identified.
Step Two Risk Assessment - assess the risk associated with each hazard.
Step Three Control Selection - select risk control measures in response to the risk.
Step Four Control Implementation - plan for and implement changes to process or workplace to eliminate or limit hazards.
Step Five Review and Improve - review control measures for effectiveness