How communication should occur in the risk assessment process

1. Describe how communication should occur in the risk assessment process and why it is important to the workplace.

2. Explain the importance of focusing risk management efforts on hazards with a high potential for harm, even if these hazards are few in number?

3. Your organization wants to expand its two-dimensional risk assessment model (that currently uses severity and likelihood) to a four-dimensional model. What two additional risk factors would you recommend be added? Explain your choices.

4. Compare and contrast quantitative, semi-quantitative, and qualitative risk models. Include a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each.

5. It has come to your attention that maintenance workers have not been following the Lockout/Tagout procedures to control the unexpected release of electricity when working on equipment. Discussion with the workers and their supervisors has revealed that they do not follow the procedures because there have not been any incidents in the past several years. They claim that following the procedures slows down the maintenance process.





























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