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Hazards, risk assessment and control practices in industries

Huang, Joanna Chuan Ying and Baba, Ishak and Leman, Abdul Mutalib and Lai, Wai Tan (2015) Hazards, risk assessment and control practices in industries. In: 9th Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2015 (MUCET 2015), 11 – 13 October 2015, Johor Baharu, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Occupational safety and health (OSH) is an important issue in industry and has been much talked about in current issue. The risk assessment, hazards and risk control are the vital components in the management of occupational safety and health in workplaces. Hence, this paper reviews and discusses some of the best practices on risk assessment, hazards and risk control in industries and aims to contribute to a safer and more comfortable working environment. Apparently, risk assessment and control are significant and important as they contribute significant aspects in managing workplace safety and health. Appropriate risk assessment manages to identify potential hazards in the workplaces and the likelihood of each hazard, hence able to recommend and decide on reasonable steps or controls to prevent the undesired incidents. The study provides some inputs on the occupational safety and health management with anticipation that could advances the current occupational safety and health management

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: hazard; industries; risk assessment; risk control
Subjects: T Technology > T55-55.3 Industrial safety. Industrial accident prevention
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Civil Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2016 07:55
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:41
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7597
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