Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment in Welding Shop and Powder Coating

Mr. Sundarapandian D, Mr. Muthukumar K

Abstract


Hazard identification and risk assessment is a procedure which comprises of various consecutive advances. It is a chance of estimation depends on the current controls and suggestions to lessen those dangers which are not under adequate points of confinement. It also suggests additional control measures to reduce the risk to an acceptable level. The hazard identification process improves the efficiency of occupational and health safety. It is used to predict the severity rate and probability of the risk in the hazard process. According to the HIRA process, we can improve the work efficiency. The HIRA process in the welding shop and powder coating shop alert the people. We can eliminate the hazard with the help of HIRA by calculating the risk factors.

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