Update Lists of Update Potential Hazards and Control Measures

Potential Hazards and Control Measures Update

The list shown are filtered to only show the potential hazards and the associated control measures that have been entered in for a particular Industry type and specific. In the example above the industry type of Construction and the Industry Specific of General Building)

Update the lists

Potential Hazards
This is a list of potential hazards that you may incur when undertaking a job task. When creating a site specific SWMS or a new SWMS template, you will be able to select from this list to identify a potential hazard associated with the job step.

When you add a new hazard from here or when creating a site specific SWMS or SWMS template you will need to select a risk rating from the Risk Matrix

Hazard Control Measures
This list is associated with the selected hazard. For every hazard they may be multiple and different control measures

When you add a new hazard control measure from here or when creating a site specific SWMS or SWMS template you will need to select a revised risk rating from the Risk Matrix as well as nominate who is responsible for applying this control.

Hint

You generally should not need to modify an existing entry unless you find a typo or want to make permanent alterations that will be used in every instance. If the existing hazard or control does not suit the application of your job task, then adding a new one is a better option. This way you will then have the new one as well as the old one to choose from in the future.

Caution: Modifying an existing entry will also change it in all existing templates that use the selected hazard or control

View/ Edit hazards and controls for all industries (v4.4)

If the hazard you want update is not in the list for the selected industry tye and specific you can search the entire database by clicking on "View/ Edit Hazards for all industries

View/ Edit the entire list of hazards and controls for all industries (v4.4)

From this window you can scroll through the entire list of hazards for all industry types and Industry specifics. Click on any potential hazard to see the associated linked list of control measures.

Move a potential hazard and all of the linked controls to another industry type and or industry specific.

You may want to do this so that the hazard is then shown in your list of hazards and controls when creating a site specific SMWS or a SWMS template and you have chosen to “limit new potential hazard dropdown list to the industry specific for this SWMS