For each potential Safety Issue on a Job Site, consult the below table to assess the potential likelihood of harm occurring and the consequences of harm occurring. The combination of these two factors will result in a risk rating of extreme, high, medium or low. Example: When a potential Safety Issue has a likelihood of “Possible” and a consequence of “Severe”, then according to the below table, the matrix will return a risk rating of “HIGH”.
Once you have identified the potential Safety Issue and implemented control measures, again assess the likelihood of harm occurring and the consequences of harm occurring in order to produce a new risk rating to determine whether it is now safe for crew to work in the area. Control Measures are Elimination, Substitute, Isolation, Engineering, Administration and PPE: