Basics of Safety

Basics of Safety

Understand the basics of a safety management system to improve your knowledge of the terms used very often related to workplace safety. Also, learn about what do the terms actually mean with practical examples.

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1.8 Risk Matrix Overview

A risk matrix is a matrix that is used during risk assessment to define the level of risk by considering the category of probability or likelihood against the category of consequence severity. This is a simple mechanism to increase visibility of risks and assist management decision making.
1.8 Risk Matrix Overview
A risk matrix is a matrix that is used during risk assessment to define the level of risk by considering the category of probability or likelihood against the category of consequence severity. This is a simple mechanism to increase visibility of risks and assist management decision making.
1.7 Risk
Risk is the chance or probability that a person will be harmed or experience an adverse health effect if exposed to a hazard. It may also apply to situations with property or equipment loss, or harmful effects on the environment.
1.6 Hazard
A hazard is any source of potential damage, harm, or adverse health effects on something or someone. Basically, a hazard is a potential for harm or an adverse effect (for example, to people as health effects, to organizations as property or equipment losses, or to the environment).
1.5 Accident
Accidents – an unexpected event which results in serious injury or illness of an employee and may also result in property damage.