Is risk assessment a legal requirement in Singapore?
Every employer, self-employed person and principal (including contractor and sub-contractor) must conduct a risk assessment in relation to the safety and health hazards associated with any routine and non-routine work carried on at the workplace.
Can anyone write a risk assessment?
An employer can appoint an appropriate individual to carry out a risk assessment on behalf of the organisation, as long as they are competent to do so. Ultimately, it is an employer’s responsibility to ensure that a risk assessment is conducted within a workplace.
Can you name the 5 steps to risk assessment select the correct steps?
Identify the hazards. Decide who might be harmed and how. Evaluate the risks and decide on control measures. Record your findings and implement them.
What is the meaning of risk assessment?
Magnitude of the impact or consequence of an event occuring. Assessment of existing risk controls to manage the risk (severity and/or likelihood) associated with an identified hazard/threat. Risk associated with an occurrence that can result in threat to facility or public security.
What are routine and non-risk assessments?
Risk assessments are a key part of risk management. Your workplace should conduct risk assessments for all routine and non-routine operations: Routine operations include preparatory and troubleshooting work. Non-routine operations include commissioning, repair and maintenance of plants.
What are the three components of risk assessment?
Measure of the probability of an event occuring. Magnitude of the impact or consequence of an event occuring. Assessment of existing risk controls to manage the risk (severity and/or likelihood) associated with an identified hazard/threat. Risk associated with an occurrence that can result in threat to facility or public security.
When do I need to conduct risk assessment and risk control?
As an employer, self-employed person, or principal, you are required to conduct RA and implement risk control measures before any new work starts. You are also required to conduct RA at least once every three years, or: Upon any accident, incident, near miss or dangerous occurrence. When there is any significant change in work process or activity.